All posts tagged "James Ramsey"

  • Board of trustees meeting
    Board increases tuition, other fees

    By Kyeland Jackson — In their first meeting since Governor Matt Bevin’s executive order fired them June 17, the board of trustees passed U of L’s 2016-17 budget. It includes the controversial five percent tuition rate increase...

    • Posted August 26, 2016
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  • Confederate statue UofL
    Confederate statue drama continues

    By Phillip Lentsch– After all of the controversy the University of Louisville faced during the early months of 2016, the removal of the Confederate statue on U of L’s campus only fanned the flames. On April 29, city...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Dale Billingsley
    Meet U of L’s interim vice president and provost

    By Kyeland Jackson — Dale Billingsley may be an Oklahoma native, but the English professor-turned-acting vice president and provost is a Louisvillian through and through. Billingsley was named interim vice president and provost by acting president Neville...

    • Posted August 23, 2016
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  • James Ramsey
    How James Ramsey fell from grace

    By Kyeland Jackson — James Ramsey had a rough summer. Following a year of scandals and accusations, the embattled University of Louisville president’s budget proposal was shot down, the board of trustees abolished and his position as U...

    • Posted August 22, 2016
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  • Students greeted by Confederate eyesore

    By Nick Amon — As the fall semester approaches and the majority of us are faced with the usually overcrowded sidewalks, long food lines and annoyingly redundant syllabus explanations, the sense of familiarity can be a tad...

    • Posted August 19, 2016
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  • Neville Pinto
    Pinto allays concerns, promises transparency going forward

    By Kyeland Jackson — Interim President Neville Pinto cleared the air in a Q&A session with press Thursday, emphasizing transparency and a focus on students. “It’s about student success…it’s the faculty and staff that have kept us moving forward,” Pinto said. Questions...

    • Posted August 4, 2016
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  • Neville Pinto
    Brief: Interim president will speak to press

    By Kyeland Jackson — Interim President Neville Pinto will field questions tomorrow, according to a news release. University spokesman John Karman said the informal Q&A will last 30 minutes and reporters can ask anything. The session is not open...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • State judge temporarily blocks Bevin’s Board of Trustees

    By Phillip Lentsch– Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd temporarily blocked Governor Matt Bevin’s recently appointed board of trustees. Bevin abolished the previous 17-member U of L board by an executive order in June, stating he had the “absolute authority”...

    • Posted July 29, 2016
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  • President James Ramsey
    Ramsey bids for continued foundation role

    By Kyeland Jackson — Former President James Ramsey wants to remain part of the University of Louisville Foundation. A news release from Ramsey confirmed his intentions. The Foundation, U of L’s $730 million endowment manager, can take Ramsey as president...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Brief: Doug Cobb backs out of trustee appointment

    By Kyeland Jackson — Shortly after a board of trustees meeting was announced, one trustee declined to join. Doug Cobb, appointed by Governor Matt Bevin June 29, declined the appointment Tuesday. Brian Cromer, an attorney in Louisville, will replace...

    • Posted July 12, 2016
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