All posts tagged "Board of Trustees"

  • Hurricane Harlan: Change agent changes his style

    By Olivia Krauth– Close to ten months ago, a storm started brewing on U of L’s campus. After a university-wide audit by Strothman and Company suggested U of L create a chief financial officer position, Harlan Sands...

    • Posted October 11, 2015
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  • Ramsey resolution approved at Board of Trustees meeting

    By Emily Curtsinger– After the Sept. 3 University of Louisville Board of Trustees meeting, Larry Benz, the new chair, told reporters that James Ramsey’s compensation package should no longer be an issue of concern for anyone, as...

    • Posted September 6, 2015
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  • Silent protest takes place at Board of Trustees meeting

    Outside the U of L Board of Trustees meeting in Grawemeyer Hall, representatives of the African-American community staged a silent protest of Gov. Steve Beshear’s appointments to the Board. Under Kentucky state law, the board must “reflect...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • opinion
    U of L Foundation: We’re mad at the wrong people

    By Jacob Abrahamson The pressure has been on U of L President James Ramsey and the U of L Foundation this summer over payments to administrators, leading to the planned audit of the Foundation by the State...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • opinion
    Board Of Trustees lacks racial diversity required by state law

    By Nick Amon As the upcoming fall semester approaches, many things are astray around campus as students return from their elongated summer break. As many are focused on last minute class adjustments and book purchasing, this leads...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • Students, fans react to Ramsey pay increase

    By Olivia Krauth– Some current U of L students are not happy today as U of L’s Board of Trustees voted to increase President James Ramsey’s base pay of $624,000 by three percent. Ramsey was initially set to...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Ramsey addresses deferred payment coverage

    By Olivia Krauth– President James Ramsey defended himself against negative press coverage of U of L’s deferred compensation plan in a early U of L Board of Trustees meeting today. Saying he felt his “integrity” was being...

    • Posted May 14, 2015
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  • “With very mixed feelings,” Provost to step down

    U of L Provost Shirley Willihnganz has officially announced plans to step down at the end of the academic year. The decision to step down, effective June 30, was announced to the university community on Wed. Feb....

    • Posted February 8, 2015
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Brief: Board fires VP of HR, discusses Koch donation

    President James Ramsey said U of L does not have a donation from the Koch brothers yet in an executive committee meeting of the board of trustees this afternoon. In the meeting, board member Steve Wilson asked...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Board of Trustees update: U of L hires strategy adviser and counsel

    Leslie Chambers Strohm has been approved by the Board of Trustees as the vice president for strategy and general counsel. Strohm, who will begin her job on Feb. 2, 2015, comes from UNC- Chapel Hill and has...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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