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Capilouto Elected President Of SEC

Posted: 11:39 AM, Jun 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-04 11:39:46-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has been elected president of the Southeastern Conference.

Capilouto will serve a one-year term. He was elected to the post by his peers at the SEC’s annual spring meeting in Destin, Florida, last week.

Capilouto has served as president of UK since 2011.

UK officials say Capilouto has led an eight-year, $2.4 billion re-building of the campus and its athletics facilities.