Kumble Subbaswamy became the second provost of the University of Kentucky in 2006. A native of India, he came to Indiana Universiyt as a graduate student in 1971, where he completed his doctorate in theoretical condensed matter physics in 1976. After serving as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Irvine, he joined the UK physics faculty in 1978.
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University of Kentucky Provost Kumble Subbaswamy discusses higher education across the country and how UK is addressing some of the challenges facing many institutions of higher learning: student learning, critical thinking, infrastructure, faculty, and tuition challenges.