All posts tagged "James Ramsey"

  • Big Dogs
    How much do the big dogs on campus earn?

    By Olivia Krauth– As requested by Cardinal readers, The Louisville Cardinal looked into salary statistics of top University of Louisville administrators and coaches for the past year. President James Ramsey received the most heat and criticism with...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • copymark
    Ramsey issues apology for Halloween costume

    By Olivia Krauth– Two weeks after President James Ramsey made waves with his “insensitive” Halloween costume, he emailed the U of L community regarding the next steps. The email began with an apology, then outlined the steps...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • opinion
    The double-edged sword of student activism

    Student activists are all over the news these days. From Yale to Mizzou—and even here at U of L—we’ve seen students demanding high-level administrators to address “racist” or “offensive” incidents on campus. However, student activists may want...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • A group of students met with President Ramsey to discuss his Halloween costume choice at a staff luncheon.
    Students meet with Ramsey over #Costumegate

    The last five days have been a storm of allegations of racism and disrespect after President James Ramsey and staff donned “Mexican” costumes at a recent Halloween event. Ramsey has since sent an email apology to the...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • copymark
    Did U of L react correctly to Costumegate?

    By Olivia Krauth– While President James Ramsey’s Halloween costume choice has come under fire, some are also questioning the timing and sincerity of the apologies issued by the President’s Office. Chief of Staff to the President Kathleen...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • copymark
    Ramsey issues new statement in hard copy at protest

    More than 100 students and faculty gathered earlier today to protest Ramsey’s adherence to the U of L diversity vision statement. U of L spokesman John Karman handed out statements from President James Ramsey at the protest....

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • copymark
    What, what, what are you wearing?: Ramsey goes racist

      BRUH. If you don’t believe in treating all cultures with respect, I highly recommend that you stop reading now. About a week ago, I hopped on Facebook and was greeted with a BuzzFeed video focused on...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • newsbrief
    Ramsey ready to act on U of L’s future plans

    “Now is the time” was a phrase said often by President James Ramsey during the 12th annual State of the University address on Wednesday. Ramsey said that now is the time for the University of Louisville to...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • jones
    Jones criticizes A&S administration, calls for meeting

    A “vicious” work climate in the College of Arts and Sciences has prompted Ricky Jones, chair of U of L’s Pan-African Studies department, to call a meeting Monday to discuss the work culture at the college. Jones...

    • Posted September 17, 2015
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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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