All posts tagged "a&s"

  • Faculty troubled by bill’s threat to tenure

    By Shelby Brown — A last-minute addition to the state budget would allow universities to fire tenured professors if the institution changes or removes an academic program. The provision, added by Sen. Chris McDaniel, would effectively suspend tenure for...

    • Posted March 29, 2018
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  • Foundation chief promises reform

    By Bailey Campagna — Foundation Interim Executive Director Keith Sherman touted the organization’s reform and strides to increase transparency to the faculty assembly Feb. 23. Sherman said the foundation’s legal team hired a consulting group to research the extent...

    • Posted February 24, 2018
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  • Budget transparency sparks debate at faculty assembly

    By Shelby Brown– Interim Provost Dale Billingsley says fear of further SACS sanctions prompted president Greg Postel to blast an email Feb. 15 about the $48 million shortfall in the current budget. He addressed the Arts and...

    • Posted February 26, 2017
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  • A&S Dean says pay raises due soon

    By Phillip Lentsch– U of L Arts & Sciences Dean Kimberly Kempf-Leonard delivered the state of the college address to a packed faculty assembly meeting Sept. 16, touching on the salary equity catch-up funds for university faculty...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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  • A&S celebrates outstanding faculty members

    By Kyeland Jackson — Arts and Sciences Dean Kimberly Kempf-Leonard welcomed more than 50 attendees to the A&S Celebration of Excellence award ceremony March 10. Students, faculty and staff were among attendees who recognized outstanding professionals on...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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  • Low salaries, lower morale: A&S climate at crossroads

    By Olivia Krauth– Underpaid faculty, disgruntled staff: A&S hugs the bottom rung compared to peer institutions’ salaries and suffers from the lowest morale in years. According to multiple surveys from the college, A&S faculty and staff receive...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Ricky Jones
    “Survey says…”: A&S faculty gauge morale with survey

    This is a follow-up to stories from Sept. 17, Sept. 21 and Oct. 9. Three weeks after a faculty meeting about concerns with College of Arts & Sciences leadership, a survey has been released to A&S faculty,...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Ricky Jones
    Kempf-Leonard responds to criticism from Jones

    This is a follow-up to a story from Sept. 17 and Sept. 21. A&S Dean Kimberly Kempf-Leonard has responded to criticism in her “Monday Memo” to faculty and in a meeting she called with Ricky Jones. Jones, chair...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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  • Ricky Jones
    A&S Faculty criticize dean, U of L administration in meeting

    This story is a follow up to last week’s report, available here. More than 60 faculty and staff gathered on Monday to express concerns about the direction of U of L’s College of Arts and Sciences. The meeting,...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Final A&S dean candidate visits campus

    By Kaylee Ratliff– The College of Arts & Sciences continued its search for the new dean on March 7 as candidate Paul Taylor held an open forum for faculty and staff. At the forum, he shared his...

    • Posted March 16, 2014
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