All posts tagged "James Ramsey"

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    Student activism in action: Anti-sweatshop protests during finals

    By Adeline Wilson and Olivia Krauth — Underneath the Grawemeyer Hall rotunda, about twenty students sat against the wall, laptops and textbooks on their laps. Neon posters with handwritten slogans like “People over profit” and “Cut the...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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    Ramsey explains university budget for 2015-2016

    Last Thursday, students, faculty and staff had a unique opportunity – they could ask President James Ramsey about how U of L plans to spend money in the 2015-2016 fiscal year, beginning July 1. Students and faculty...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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    Brief: Schnatter, Koch donate $6.3 million to College of Business

    On Tuesday, the University of Louisville received a donation of $6.3 million from the Schnatter Foundation and the Charles Koch Foundation to create The John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise in the College of Business. “I firmly...

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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    “With very mixed feelings,” Provost to step down

    U of L Provost Shirley Willihnganz has officially announced plans to step down at the end of the academic year. The decision to step down, effective June 30, was announced to the university community on Wed. Feb....

    • Posted February 8, 2015
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    Op-Ed: University makes progress despite budget challenges

    By James Ramsey, U of L President: Despite imposing financial challenges, the University continues to make exceptional progress in meeting our commitment to the goals and mandates of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997 (HB1).  Our...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • ACC gives U of L a victory beyond the field

    In 2012, the University of Louisville was officially invited to join the Atlantic Coast Conference. Becoming one of 15 universities in that conference grants the university admission into the ACCIAC, Atlantic Coast Conference Inner Institutional Academic Collaborative...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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    Board of Trustees update: U of L hires strategy adviser and counsel

    Leslie Chambers Strohm has been approved by the Board of Trustees as the vice president for strategy and general counsel. Strohm, who will begin her job on Feb. 2, 2015, comes from UNC- Chapel Hill and has...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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    U of L discusses graduation rates

    As U of L enters the ACC, peer pressure is being placed upon the university to increase its academic standards. One of the major elements of this is the six-year graduation rate. According to U of L’s...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    “It is not going to get any easier”: Ramsey holds forum for University of the 21st Century

    U of L President James Ramsey discussed the challenges facing the university in a campus forum to update the faculty on the progress of the University of the 21st Century initiative.  The Floyd Theater was less than...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • Brief: President delivers state of the university address

    University President James Ramsey today delivered the 11th annual state of the university address. The event is designed to highlight achievements of the past year and reaffirm commitment to university goals.  The pomp of the events also...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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