Way named to UPike Board of Trustees

Janice Sword Way
Janice Sword Way

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — Leadership Kentucky President and Pikeville native Janice Sword Way is the newest member of the University of Pikeville Board of Trustees.

UPike President Dr. Burton Webb welcomed Way to her new position.

“There is no question in my mind that Janice Way loves the University of Pikeville,” Webb said. “Her commitment to the region and her love for education runs deep in these mountains.”

Way was a 1987 graduate of Leadership Kentucky and has been the organization’s president since 2015. She said she is honored to serve as trustee.

“Many impactful, important and positive things are happening in Appalachia,” Way said. “If the best and brightest students and young leaders stay in the region, they can create significant transformation. UPike and its students are at the center of this constructive growth with an encouraging future ahead.”