All posts tagged "foundation"

  • 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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  • 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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  • University of Louisville, U of L, grawemeyer, university
    Foundation trumpets reforms to potential donors

    By Kyeland Jackson — The University of Louisville Foundation touted reform, presenting evidence of positive change to Louisville’s rotary club Thursday. Keith Sherman, the foundation’s interim executive director, presented. Sherman said U of L’s foundation has changed...

    • Posted October 6, 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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  • Grawemeyer hall, thinker, thinker statue, u of l, louisville, university of louisville
    University charts future, expects progress

    By Shelby Brown– While many students deserted U of L this summer, administrators repair damages done by their predecessors. The board of trustees and the foundation have met several times during the summer to discuss the university’s progress. “These...

    • Posted June 30, 2017
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  • ULF, ULREF, ad hoc
    Takeaways from back-to-back Foundation meetings

    By Shelby Brown– The new forensic investigation committee, U of L Real Estate Foundation and the U of L Foundation board of directors met in succession June 22, barely breaking for lunch. The forensic group, still in...

    • Posted June 22, 2017
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  • U of L Foundation fires Kathleen Smith

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Foundation has fired administrative officer Kathleen Smith, who had been on paid leave following the resignation last fall of former President James Ramsey. Chief Operating Officer Keith Sherman confirmed Smith’s...

    • Posted June 22, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Audit findings, hiring concerns overshadow Staff Senate agenda

    By Shelby Brown– Anger over the U of L Foundation audit extended the June 12 staff senate meeting by an hour as each discussion led back to the shocking report released June 8. “It was really disturbing...

    • Posted June 12, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer Hall, U of L
    U of L board chair: audit “report paints a disturbing picture”

    By Shelby Brown and Kyeland Jackson– An audit released June 8 found damning evidence against U of L’s foundation, revealing ULF overspent, hid transactions from its directors and tried hiding information from the media. The audit, anticipated...

    • Posted June 8, 2017
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