All posts tagged "Dr. Greg Postel"

  • ULAA hires Tyra and Padgett

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association voted unanimously to hire Vince Tyra as acting athletic director and enter into a formal employment contract with David Padgett at Monday’s personnel meeting. Tyra recommended hiring Padgett,...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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  • ULAA votes to fire Rick Pitino

    By Shelby Brown– Former men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino was fired after a unanimous vote by the U of L Athletics Association Oct. 16. After hours in closed session, the board presented a resolution to fire...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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  • Neil Gorsuch addresses packed house of McConnell Scholars

    By Shelby Brown– Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch packed Comstock Hall Sept. 21 to speak about the court and constitutional originalism. He visited as part of the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Prior to the event, the...

    • Posted September 21, 2017
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  • SACS, accreditation, board, u of l
    SACS visit concludes at University Club

    By Shelby Brown– U of L wrapped up a two-day special committee visit from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges today. The committee will decide if U of L’s SACS probation should be...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Ramsey, Pinto, postel
    U of L’s revolving door of administrators: 2017-18

    By Shelby Brown– The past two years have yielded mass administration shake ups for U of L. Before a $48 million budget crisis was unearthed, then-president James Ramsey was ousted for reasons including misspending and a racially-charged...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
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  • Confederate statue UofL
    Confederate statues belong in museums

    By Megan Brewer — The recent white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia ended violently and became the eye opener America needed. The event started when nationalists organized a protest against the removal of Confederate general Robert E....

    • Posted August 21, 2017
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  • Isaac Sanchez, interim president, Greg Postel
    Postel promotes unity, understanding in face of Charlottesville protests

    By Shelby Brown– Interim President Greg Postel joined Louisville’s unity rally yesterday, reaching out to West Virginia. Postel released his statement in an email today. Protests of white nationalist marchers’ presence in Charlottesville, Virginia Friday left three...

    • Posted August 14, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees
    U of L approves revised Yum! lease after tense discussion

    By Shelby Brown– U of L’s board of trustees heatedly debated the reworked KFC Yum! Center lease agreement before it passed 7-2 with four abstentions, one being John Schnatter. The revised lease agreement asks U of L pitch in to pay...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • ULAA approves lease agreement
    Tensions mount over arena lease agreement

    By Shelby Brown– U of L athletics has agreed to pay an additional $2.4 million yearly to lease the KFC Yum! Center. The agreement will be reviewed and possibly approved by both the university’s board of trustees and...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees, Postel, Grissom
    Not without a fight: U of L to appeal NCAA punishment

    By Shelby Brown– U of L will appeal two penalties the NCAA handed them from the Katina Powell investigation. Coach Rick Pitino’s five-game suspension will not be appealed through the university, but Pitino could himself. Interim President Greg Postel...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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