All posts by Shelby Brown

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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Five staff positions cut from advancement department

    By Shelby Brown– U of L last week cut five employees from its fundraising department, even as gifts to academic programs plummeted 25 percent in the past year. Insider Louisville first reported the terminations. Donations to U of...

    • Posted July 21, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees
    U of L approves revised Yum! lease after tense discussion

    By Shelby Brown– U of L’s board of trustees heatedly debated the reworked KFC Yum! Center lease agreement before it passed 7-2 with four abstentions, one being John Schnatter. The revised lease agreement asks U of L pitch in to pay...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • ULAA approves lease agreement
    Tensions mount over arena lease agreement

    By Shelby Brown– U of L athletics has agreed to pay an additional $2.4 million yearly to lease the KFC Yum! Center. The agreement will be reviewed and possibly approved by both the university’s board of trustees and...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Board governance committee to revisit conflicts of interest

    By Shelby Brown– The ad hoc committee on board governance set a deadline to review U of L’s conflict of interest policies. The committee will revisit the current policies and procedures, effective since 2011, July 24. Committee...

    • Posted July 17, 2017
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  • University of Louisville Board of Trustees
    Raymond Burse joins Board of Trustees

    By Shelby Brown– Former president of Kentucky State University Raymond Burse, has been selected by Governor Matt Bevin to serve on the U of L Board of Trustees. Burse will finish an unexpired term ending Jan. 13,...

    • Posted July 13, 2017
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  • Southern Association of Schools and Colleges, SACS, accreditation
    SACS expands investigation again, adds possible violations

    By Shelby Brown– The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, U of L’s accrediting body, added two more possible violations onto U of L’s growing list. There are now nine possible violations of SACS...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Ad hoc committee to review nepotism and tenure policies

    By Shelby Brown– U of L’s Tenure and Nepotism Policy Committee had its inaugural meeting June 12 to update the university’s 25-year-old nepotism rules. The meeting, committee chair Sandra Frazier said, was “organizational.” The committee will discuss...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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    University charts future, expects progress

    By Shelby Brown– While many students deserted U of L this summer, administrators repair damages done by their predecessors. The board of trustees and the foundation have met several times during the summer to discuss the university’s progress. “These...

    • Posted June 30, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees, Postel, Grissom
    Not without a fight: U of L to appeal NCAA punishment

    By Shelby Brown– U of L will appeal two penalties the NCAA handed them from the Katina Powell investigation. Coach Rick Pitino’s five-game suspension will not be appealed through the university, but Pitino could himself. Interim President Greg Postel...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Laundry Tan Connection
    Laundry & Tan Connection employee threatened with knife, suspect escapes

    By Shelby  Brown– A man brandished a knife at a Laundry & Tan Connection employee near campus Sunday afternoon, then escaped on a bicycle with yellow handlebars. The Louisville Metro Police Department reports no one was harmed and the...

    • Posted June 25, 2017
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