Organized by UK's Scripps Howard First Amendment Center and the Honors Program, the candidate form will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Cats Den.
Egerton penned more than 300 articles and columns in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Washington Post, and was well known for his series of books that chronicled Southern life.
Dean of University of Kentucky Libraries Terry Birdwhistell interviewed former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis on her husband's relationship with popular Kentucky Senator John Sherman Cooper.
The National Conference on Undergraduate Research will bring nearly 4,000 additional students from across the country to the UK campus where they will present their research and creative endeavors while meeting other like-minded students.
A student of philosophy, history, and political science, Ryan Pitts was recently accepted into the Dual Degree Program at Duke University.