All posts tagged "James Ramsey"

  • U of L Foundation approves its first line-item budget

    By Kyeland Jackson — The University of Louisville Foundation approved its first line-item budget Tuesday, a common financial practice unseen in former president James Ramsey’s tenure. The line-item budget, a move towards transparency, details what assets and liabilities...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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    Police union dispute Ricky Jones’ appointment to police oversight panel

    By Kyeland Jackson — Fraternal Order of Police President David Mutchler opposed considering U of L professor Ricky Jones to a police oversight panel, convincing an appointments committee table Jones’ appointment. First reported by the Courier Journal, Mutchler...

    • Posted April 21, 2017
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    University, once again, chooses reputation over constituents in hacking response

    By Kyeland Jackson — On April 6, U of L revealed employee information was hacked by scammers filing fake tax returns. But the university first received news of a hack March 1, established a pattern March 30...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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  • Foundation cuts $13.7 million from U of L

    By Kyeland Jackson — The University of Louisville Foundation will cut $13.7 million from U of L, combating extensive spending by the foundation’s prior administrators. The cuts promise changes for the university, which operated on inflated figures until...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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    Faculty to demand greater role in university governance

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s A&S faculty assembly will demand a greater role in governance via two resolutions, citing consequences reaped from the former central administration and the $48 million budget shortfall. The first resolution...

    • Posted March 27, 2017
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    Tempers flare in first budget forum

    By Kyeland Jackson — Interim President Greg Postel faced hard questions in a packed March 21 budget forum. In the first of two forums, students, faculty and staff filled the Floyd Theater to discuss spending changes. Tempers...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • U of L Foundation overspent under Ramsey

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Foundation overspent drastically under former president James Ramsey, over-reported its assets and is struggling to find new donors, according to a report in today’s meeting. Foundation executive director Keith Sherman...

    • Posted March 14, 2017
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    U of L suspends hiring freeze, pushes enrollment increase

    By Kyeland Jackson — Acting Provost Dale Billingsley said a hiring freeze, implemented after a $48 million budget deficit shook the university two weeks ago, was temporarily lifted. He also proposed growing the student population to 30,000 students,...

    • Posted March 3, 2017
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  • Faculty to consider resisting university budget cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson — University faculty will consider a resolution challenging Interim President Greg Postel’s budget cut resolutions. U of L American Association of University Professors President Avery Kolers and Vice President Susan Jarosi wrote the resolution, questioning...

    • Posted February 20, 2017
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    Next year’s budget faces $48 million hurdle

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L must account for $48 million to balance next years’ budget, possibly asking the university draw funds from salaries, halt projects and increase revenues. Interim President Greg Postel presented the budget...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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