All posts tagged "budget cuts"

  • Governor Matt Bevin and Chair Junior Bridgeman talk before meeting begins
    Bevin won’t appeal court’s budget cut ruling

    By Phillip Lentsch– Last week, Governor Matt Bevin decided not to contest the Kentucky Supreme Court’s ruling that reversed the unilateral funding cuts he ordered for all state universities. U of L is currently awaiting a $2.8...

    • Posted October 16, 2016
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  • Governor Matt Bevin and Chair Junior Bridgeman talk before meeting begins
    Bevin continues to lag on Supreme Court’s decision

    By Shelby Brown– Last month, the Kentucky Supreme Court declared Governor Matt Bevin’s two percent university budget slash unconstitutional in a 5-2 ruling. Attorney General Andy Beshear has ordered Bevin to “immediately” return the $18 million to...

    • Posted October 8, 2016
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  • Governor Matt Bevin and Chair Junior Bridgeman talk before meeting begins
    Kentucky Supreme Court reverses Bevin’s university cuts

    By Phillip Lentsch– Governor Matt Bevin has been facing some issues in the Kentucky Supreme Court, after a ruling on Sept. 22 stated that he exceeded his authority last spring in ordering budget cuts to state universities....

    • Posted September 22, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Bevin’s higher ed cuts ruled legal

    By Kyeland Jackson — Governor Matt Bevin’s higher education cuts are legal, according to a ruling Wednesday afternoon by Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate. Originally reported by the Courier-Journal, Wingate said two state laws allow the $18...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • jones
    Faculty joins fight against governor’s cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson & Olivia Krauth — Pan-African Studies Chair Ricky Jones said he will be joining the legal suit against Governor Matt Bevin. The suit is part of Attorney General Andy Beshear’s promise to pursue legal action against...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Grawemeyer Hall U of L
    Attorney general sues governor over university cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson — Attorney general Andy Beshear said he will sue Governor Matt Bevin today. The action comes two weeks after talks on the budget proposal in the General Assembly fell through, prompting Bevin to issue an immediate 4.5 percent cut...

    • Posted April 11, 2016
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  • Grawemeyer Hall U of L
    U of L hit with a $6.5 million cut

    By Kyeland Jackson — On the heels of a departmental survey preparing for budget cuts, Governor Matt Bevin Thursday ordered an immediate 4.5 percent cut to higher education. By Friday afternoon Attorney General Andy Beshear declared that...

    • Posted April 2, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Financial woes voiced at tuition meeting

    By Kyeland Jackson — Presenting to students from health sciences and other departments, speakers discussed the problem of rising tuition. One of the primary concerns revolved around budget cuts forwarded through Governor Matt Bevin’s order. Dean of Students...

    • Posted April 1, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Graduation numbers mislead students

    By Christopher Acree–   While residency issues compelled her to pick U of L over other schools in the state, senior Elizabeth Hurd moved here from Oklahoma, and she did her research. “I looked at (U of...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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  • 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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