All posts tagged "foundation"

  • 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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  • Earl Reed chosen as U of L Foundation Chair

    By Shelby Brown — Foundation audit committee chair Earl Reed was elected as the new U of L Foundation chairman Jan. 31. Reed has served on the foundation for one year and replaces former foundation chair Diane Medley, whose term expired...

    • Posted January 31, 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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  • Takeaways from board of trustee’s January meeting

    By Joseph Lyell — Here are the highlights from the U of L Board of Trustee’s Jan. 18 meeting: Board treasurer’s term expires Treasurer Diane Medley said she will not seek another nomination to serve on the...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
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  • What you missed over winter break

    By Joseph Lyell — Here are the big campus stories since the Nov. 28 issue: Dec. 12: Water main break floods Shelby Park neighborhood A Rave alert warned students that a water main break near the intersection...

    • Posted January 8, 2018
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  • University will not pursue legal action against foundation

    By Joseph Lyell — After two hours in closed meetings on Dec. 14, U of L’s Board of Trustees reconvened in open session to pass a resolution that it will not pursue litigation against the foundation. The...

    • Posted December 15, 2017
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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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  • Students want a say in real estate deals

    By Joseph Lyell — At Nov. 7’s SGA meeting, a resolution was passed detailing grievances against the foundation and the university. The document petitions the president of the university, and the chair of the foundation to consult...

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • Former CFO files lawsuit over termination

    By Shelby Brown– Former U of L Foundation Chief Financial Officer Jason Tomlinson filed a lawsuit Nov. 9 alleging he was made the “fall guy” in the wake of the release of the foundation’s scathing audit in...

    • Posted November 13, 2017
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  • U of L must work to clean its reputation

    By Megan Brewer —  U of L has spent a fair share of time in the negative spotlight recently. It’s been a rocky road for students and staff, mostly because we are constantly being left questioning what’s...

    • Posted October 31, 2017
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