All posts by Joseph Lyell

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  • U of L dedicates tree to the life of Savannah Walker

    By Joseph Lyell — More than two dozen people gathered near the observatory to remember Savannah Walker, a U of L student killed in a shooting at the Tim Faulkner Gallery this March. U of L’s Department...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • Faculty rail against closed search

    By Joseph Lyell U of L’s AAUP president says the search for the next university president started off on the wrong foot, but the board of trustees is trying to right the ship. The board has received 17...

    • Posted November 19, 2017
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  • Brief: Interviews underway for next COO

    By Joseph Lyell — Interim Associate Vice President of Human Resources John Elliot said interviews have begun in the search U of L’s next Chief Operating Officer at Nov. 13’s Staff Senate meeting. “We have a pool...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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  • New human resources policies concern staff

    By Joseph Lyell — Senators went to bat for their departments’ employees who had been reclassified as hourly workers at the Nov. 13 Staff Senate meeting. They expressed concern over the university’s revised Fair Labor Standards Act...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Kent School battles turnover in child welfare workforce

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L’s Kent School of Social Work has been given a large part in a federally funded research grant that aims to cut down on staff turnover in child welfare agencies. With...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Students want a say in real estate deals

    By Joseph Lyell — At Nov. 7’s SGA meeting, a resolution was passed detailing grievances against the foundation and the university. The document petitions the president of the university, and the chair of the foundation to consult...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • Jon Paul Higgins, Ph.D delivers pride week keynote address

    By Joseph Lyell — On Thursday, students gathered in Strickler Hall’s Middleton Auditorium to hear the LGBT Pride Week keynote address from Dr. Jon Paul Higgins. Higgins spoke about issues of the LGBT and black communities, and...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • U of L hires Kentucky native as new CFO

    By Joseph Lyell — The University of Louisville has announced Jonathan Pruitt will serve as chief financial officer beginning Jan. 16, 2018. He is currently senior vice president for finance and budget at the University of North...

    • Posted November 3, 2017
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  • Pride Week: LGBT Center Celebrates 10 Years on Campus

    By Joseph Lyell — Oct. 25 marked the start of Pride Week at U of L, with events scheduled through Nov. 7. The nearly two-week long celebration is an observance of the LGBT Center’s 10-year anniversary. On...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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