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Cumberlands answers lawsuit, denies wrongdoing

The University of the Cumberlands is denying any wrongdoing in its answer to a lawsuit that was filed against the school on Nov. 9 by a former U of C football player, who was allegedly assaulted last year by another football player and an ex-football player, who had been kicked...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016

Ex-U of C football player sues school for $8 million

A former University of the Cumberlands football player, who was allegedly assaulted last year by another football player and an ex-football player, who had been kicked out of school, is now suing the university in federal court seeking an $8 million judgment. Zane A. Parker filed...
Posted On 12 Nov 2016

Cumberlands losing some traditional football rivals

Thanks to a football expansion by the Mid-South Conference, the University of the Cumberlands won’t be playing some traditional opponents in the near future. “We keep Union. We keep Pikeville but we are going to lose some traditional rivals. Starting next year, there...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016

U of C makes U.S. News list of “Best Colleges”

The University of the Cumberlands has once again made the U.S. News and World Report list of best colleges and universities, according to the annual “Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 13. The widely known and respected rankings are designed for “prospective...
Posted On 14 Sep 2016

U of C’s ‘Shoes 4 the Soul’ helps 500 elementary students

Thanks to the efforts of more than 400 student volunteers from the University of the Cumberlands Tuesday morning, about 500 elementary school students from four local schools got a new pair of free shoes, new socks and a new backpack full of school supplies. Tuesday was the fifth...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

Cumberlands vigorously opposing lawsuit filed by ex-president

Former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. James Taylor. The University of the Cumberlands is vehemently opposing a request by its former president, Dr. James Taylor, for an injunction to force the university to continue to pay Taylor and his wife, Dinah Taylor, nearly...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016

Taylor wants U of C to pay him while lawsuit is pending

A federal judge could decide as early as next month whether to grant an injunction that would force the University of the Cumberlands to pay its former president Dr. James Taylor nearly $400,000 in annual salary and benefits until a lawsuit Taylor filed against the university is...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

University of the Cumberlands sued by ex-president

Did the University of the Cumberlands agree to pay its former president. Dr. James Taylor and his wife, Dinah Taylor, nearly $400,000 annually in salary and benefits upon Dr. Taylor’s retirement and then renege or threaten to renege on that deal as the couple has claimed? Can the...
Posted On 17 Jun 2016

Cumberlands Debate Team wins National Championships

The debate team at University of the Cumberlands was recently named National Debate Champions in their division at the National Christian College Forensics Invitational (NCCFI) in San Diego, CA. The team was also named Quality Award Champions which is given to the team with...