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May 29, 2009

For Immediate Release



By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s “Dialogue on Public Issues” TV show hosted by John Chowning will be aired on KET KY beginning June 1.

The shows feature prominent newsmakers in the state and nation. Chowning, who is vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, is the host for the show which airs on TV-4 Comcast Cable Channel 10.

However, after talking with Kentucky Educational Television, CU has provided KET with the programs that will now be aired on the KET KY Channel.

“This is another opportunity to help get the word out to the public

about the mission and work of Campbellsville University,” Chowning said.

“I am personally honored that KET deems these shows news worthy, and it

further reflects back on the quality work of Jim Wooley, Ed McGuire

Jeannie Clark, and our student workers who produce ‘Dialogue on Public


"We continue to have some very fine guests who have stories to

share, issues to discuss and insight that is of interest to our viewers. We will continue to work hard to present interviews that are of interest and that present diverse perspectives on the many issues we face in the 21st century.”

The KET KY Channel is on the high definition channels on Comcast Cable Channels 237-239.

The list of shows to be aired follows:

June 1 – 5:30 a.m., Dr. Emmanual McCall, pastor of the Fellowship Group Baptist Church in East Point, Georgia, an adjunct faculty member of the McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University, and former moderator of The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.; June 4 -- 2 p.m., Dr. Emmanual McCall;

June 8 – 5:30 a.m., Neville Callam, general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance; June 11 -- 2 p.m., Neville Callam;

June 15 – 5:30 a.m., John Johnson, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights; June 18 – 2 p.m., John Johnson;

June 22 – 5:30 a.m., Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, chancellor of the University of Richmond, member of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees and CU alumnus; June 25 – 2 p.m., Dr. E. Bruce Heilman;

June 29 – 5:30 a.m., Dr. Velma Speight-Buford, North Carolina A&T State University Board of Trustees Chair and Chancellor Search Committee Chair; July 2 – 2 p.m., Dr. Velma Speight-Buford;

July 6 – 5:30 a.m., Ambassador Carey Cavanaugh, director of the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce and professor of diplomacy and conflict resolution at the University of Kentucky; July 9, 2 p.m., Carey Cavanaugh;

July 13 – 5:30 a.m., Crit Luallen, state auditor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky; July 16 – 2 p.m., Crit Luallen;

July 20 – 5:30 a.m., Jim Tackett, executive director of Forward in the Fifth, located in the Center for Rural Development in Somerset, Ky.; and July 23 – 2 p.m., Jim Tackett;

July 27 – 5:30 a.m., Byron Crawford, Kentucky humorist and former columnist for The Courier-Journal, who was recently inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame; July 30 – 2 p.m., Byron Crawford.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.