All posts tagged "louisville"

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    Protestors form around Confederate monument

    By Sam Draut– Hours after U of L and city officials announced the removal of the Confederate monument on Third Street, a handful of protesters formed around the statue in the night. One protester held a poster reading “Racist...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • Mayor Greg Fischer announces the removal of the monument.
    U of L and city to remove Confederate monument

    By Sam Draut– City workers began dismantling the highly controversial Confederate monument on the north end of U of L’s Belknap campus Friday. The 70-foot monument faces north and commemorates Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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    Bevin allows university representatives a vote on BOT

    By Kyeland Jackson — Fixing an error in legislation, Governor Matt Bevin signed a bill allowing U of L constituencies to vote on the position of board of trustees chair. The Faculty Senate, Staff Senate and Student Government...

    • Posted April 28, 2016
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    New business center aims for efficiency

    By Kyeland Jackson — Adhering to the 21st Century Initiative, a business operations center will be coming to the Belknap Campus. Chief Operating Officer Harlan Sands hopes the plan will streamline business and encourage efficiency. Presenting in the Chao...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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  • Board of Trustees
    Board of Trustees cancels no-confidence discussion

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s Board of Trustees met Wednesday afternoon on the date slated to forward the no-confidence motion in President James Ramsey. However, the board adjourned within a minute, lacking the representation necessary to...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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    Louisville adds transfer tight end

    By Dalton Ray– U of L has landed ex-Texas A&M tight end Jordan Davis. He will have to sit out the 2016 season to due transfer rules. Davis was rated a four-star recruit by ESPN and the seventh...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • newsbrief
    Follett selected as new U of L bookstore partner

    By Olivia Krauth– Follett Higher Education Group will replace Barnes & Noble as U of L’s bookstore partner beginning May 2016. The contract for Barnes & Noble was slated to end May 9. “It will transform our campus...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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    Eight ways to enjoy summer in the Ville

    By Roya Fathalizadeh–  It’s summer 2016, and you’re stuck in Louisville. But don’t be upset, Louisville is full of hidden adventures and places that you might not have known about. So listen up and begin your journey...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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  • Board of Trustees
    COO says audit has strengthened financial controls

    By Kyeland Jackson — Chief  Operating Officer Harlan Sands told a trustees committee the university is making progress in strengthening internal controls to limit theft and misuse of funds. The board of trustees audit committee also is...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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  • jones
    Faculty joins fight against governor’s cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson & Olivia Krauth — Pan-African Studies Chair Ricky Jones said he will be joining the legal suit against Governor Matt Bevin. The suit is part of Attorney General Andy Beshear’s promise to pursue legal action against...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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