All posts tagged "1"

  • University names Vince Tyra acting athletic director

    By Kyeland Jackson — A familiar face to the university will take over its athletics program. Vince Tyra, son of former U of L basketball player Charlie Tyra, was named acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra also serves...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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  • las vegas shooting, guns, mass shooting
    U of L graduate survives Las Vegas shooting

    By Kyeland Jackson — Chrisanna Roberts, 26, woke her mom late on Oct. 1 to tell her what happened: Roberts was at a country music concert. A gunman had shot hundreds of bullets into a crowd with...

    • Posted October 2, 2017
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  • University starts process of firing Rick Pitino

    By Shelby Brown and Kyeland Jackson — Rick Pitino’s time as the head men’s basketball coach is up. U of L’s athletics association unanimously agreed to begin the process of firing Pitino “for cause” Monday. Pitino, an...

    • Posted October 2, 2017
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  • Southern Association of Schools and Colleges, SACS, accreditation
    Brief: U of L in compliance, SACS reports

    By Shelby Brown– The University of Louisville met or exceeded seven out of the nine issued raised by their accrediting agency. In an email blast from Interim President Greg Postel, he said U of L is well...

    • Posted October 2, 2017
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  • U of L decides Pitino, Jurich’s fate Monday

    By Kyeland Jackson — News the university was involved in an FBI investigation rattled the city, pushing U of L’s athletics director, Tom Jurich, head men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino, and a player into limbo. Now,  Jurich...

    • Posted October 1, 2017
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  • The painful goodbye to Rick Pitino

    By Dalton Ray — With the recent investigation involving the U of L men’s basketball team, media outlets are jockeying to be the first to tackle every angle. The only problem with pressing to be first is...

    • Posted October 1, 2017
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  • David Padgett chosen to keep the ship afloat for men’s basketball

    By Dalton Ray– In the wake of Rick Pitino’s fallout, U of L President Greg Postel announced that assistant coach and former Cardinal David Padgett is the interim head coach for the 2017-18 season. The youngest coach...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
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  • Isaac Sanchez, interim president, Greg Postel
    President’s office drained more than half its budget on philanthropy

    By Kyeland Jackson — When U of L’s Foundation charted the operating budget for the president’s office, it budgeted $162,000 to be spent by August. Instead, Interim President Greg Postel’s office has spent twice that, with $377,000...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
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  • Court dismisses Bevin’s board of trustees case

    By Shelby Brown– The Kentucky Supreme Court dismissed the case on Governor Matt Bevin’s authority to abolish or reorganize U of L’s Board of Trustees. The court declined a ruling because Bevin had rewritten the law, empowering him to...

    • Posted September 28, 2017
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  • Who replaces Pitino?

    By Dalton Ray– Sixteen years after being hired as U of L’s men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino exits in a disgraceful fashion. His final seven years roaming the Cardinal sideline have been filled with highest of the...

    • Posted September 28, 2017
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