All posts tagged "budget cuts"

  • Student Opinion
    Proposed budget cuts hit U of L hard

    By Nick Amon– Governor Matt Bevin proposed a state budget that would significantly cut funding for higher-education across the commonwealth.  Executive action will cut 4.5 percent of the current budget immediately. A grotesque nine percent will be cut...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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    Brief: Ky. Senate passes budget

    By Kaylee Ratliff– The Kentucky Senate passed their version of the biennial budget on March 24. The Senate version restores some of the funds previously cut to higher education. “Testimony on the floor indicated that the Senate...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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    The War on Higher Education: Budget cuts increase cost of college

    By Stewart Lewis– “I am determined to reinvest in education with this upcoming budget,” the Democratic governor said while meeting with reporters in his Capitol office. “So if I have to cut some other areas to do...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Board of Trustees approve new positions

    By Kaylee Ratliff– U of L’s Board of Trustees approved two new positions this past Thursday. A senior vice president for finance and administration and a vice president for strategy and general counsel will be hired “very...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • moneyfire
    Proposed Ky. budget hits hard

    If Governor Steve Beshear gets his way U of L will lose $3.5 million next year. His two-year budget cuts  higher education by 2.5 percent, a loss of about $23 million  for state colleges and universities. The...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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  • Budget cuts threaten 21st Century Initiative

    By: Lubna Hindi–   The University of Louisville will take a 2.5 percent budget cut in 2014, forcing a review of the 21st Century Initiative that included increased six year graduation rates, doctorate degrees and endowment by...

    • Posted January 31, 2014
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  • moneycut
    Editorial: Students get a raw deal with rising education costs, budget cuts

    The recent unveiling of tuition increases paired with education budget cuts can be quite worrisome for students, and for young people looking to get the most out of college and plan for the future. The University of...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • Budget Forum_6393
    Ramsey runs the numbers on state cuts, 12-13 budget

    By Marianna Michael– On April 19, 2012 the Floyd Theatre was filled with about 100 faculty, staff and students attending President James Ramsey’s budget forum. This was a forum in which President Ramsey discussed the budget in...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • moneycut
    Students, faculty and staff submit budget cutting ideas

    By Caitlyn Crenshaw– Almost 190 faculty, staff and students put on their thinking caps when the university asked for suggestions to save money in the upcoming operating budget with the cut of state appropriations totaling about $9.6...

    • Posted April 10, 2012
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  • University of Louisville students walked out of class on Nov. 14, to protest rising tuition costs and student debt.
    Students walk out of class to protest rising tuition costs, student debt

    By Baylee Pulliam “Hey hey, ho ho. Tuition hikes have got to go,” chanted Aubrey Higdon, as she marched across the University of Louisville’s Belknap campus Monday afternoon with her daughter. The march was a part of...

    • Posted November 14, 2011
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