All posts tagged "david grissom"

  • Board considering 47 presidential candidates after application window closes

    By Joseph Lyell — Board of trustees Chairman David Grissom said at least 47 candidates are being considered in the search for U of L’s next president. Before the Feb. 15 deadline, 138 names had been submitted....

    • Posted February 15, 2018
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  • Declining funds paint a grim future for U of L

    By Shelby Brown — U of L hopes to combat its bleak financial future by growing enrollment 36 percent over the next few years to avoid raising tuition. With state appropriations and donations on the decline, foundation members said U...

    • Posted January 30, 2018
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  • Brief: Trustees continue legal recourse discussion

    By Joseph Lyell– A U of L Board of Trustees committee continued to consider legal action Dec. 6th in the wake of the scathing audit of its foundation. Board Chair David Grissom said the ad hoc special litigation committee has...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Chilled debate on presidential search ignites in board meeting

    By Kyeland Jackson — Professor Susan Jarosi asked for open discussion about the presidential search on Nov. 20 and the U of L Board of Trustees answered with silence. After a pause, Board Chair David Grissom asked...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • Details hidden in new foundation, university agreement

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Foundation went behind closed doors twice today, voting on a potential deal, whilst keeping the terms under wraps. The agreement, still in draft form, was not released. Foundation Director Earl Reed...

    • Posted October 26, 2017
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  • U of L promised transparency, but gave us obscurity

    By Kyeland Jackson — I’m sorry to say we’re in the same position we were years ago. This board of trustees and administration have been catalysts for change. Members such as Greg Postel, U of L’s interim...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees Chair David Grissom, Board of trustees, David Grissom
    It’s time to give David Grissom the boot

    By Megan Brewer —  The University of Louisville has had a rough few years. Overspending from a former president, being on academic probation for nine possible accreditation violations and a recent scandal including bribe money and the men’s...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees Chair David Grissom, Board of trustees, David Grissom
    U of L’s Board of Trustees lacks transparency

    By Megan Brewer — U of L’s Board of Trustees met Aug. 10 to create a special committee for litigation. Of the 13 trustees, two voted against the special committee and one member abstained. SGA president Vishnu...

    • Posted September 2, 2017
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  • Donors to help pay forensic audit’s $2.2 million tab

    By Shelby Brown– The James Graham Brown Foundation and C.E. and S. Foundation pledged $1 million each to help cover costs for investigating the U of L Foundation. June’s investigative audit, released publicly June 8, now totals upwards of...

    • Posted August 8, 2017
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  • Southern Association of Schools and Colleges, SACS, accreditation
    SACS expands investigation again, adds possible violations

    By Shelby Brown– The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, U of L’s accrediting body, added two more possible violations onto U of L’s growing list. There are now nine possible violations of SACS...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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