All posts tagged "louisville"

  • 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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    Board OK’s Ramsey’s resignation

    By Kyeland Jackson — Effective immediately, James Ramsey is no longer president of the University of Louisville. Trustees accepted Ramsey’s resignation during a special board meeting Wednesday. Chair Pro Tem Junior Bridgeman read the resignation letter which detailed the...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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  • Board of Trustees
    Trustees deciding Ramsey’s fate in private

    By Kyeland Jackson — Countdown to a decision on President James Ramsey’s future lengthened after the board of trustees called for an executive session Wednesday. The agenda for Wednesday’s special meeting called for discussion on Ramsey’s offered resignation and...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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    Board of Trustees meeting rescheduled for Wednesday

    By Kyeland Jackson — Univeristy of Louisville trustees will discuss President James Ramsey’s fate Wednesday, after abruptly canceling a July 26 meeting an hour before it was scheduled to begin. Tomorrow’s meeting begins at 3:30 p.m. The...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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    Debate on Confederate monument re-location begins

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s infamous Confederate monument could move as far as an hour southwest from campus. Reported by The Courier-Journal, about two dozen appealed to Mayor Greg Fischer’s art commission Monday, trying to move...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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    Ramsey’s fate to be decided Tuesday

    By Kyeland Jackson — Update: As of Tuesday morning, this meeting was postponed due to scheduling conflicts. Date of the rescheduled meeting has not been decided. President James Ramsey’s resignation will be decided sooner than later, after the...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Board of Trustees
    Trustees will accept Ramsey’s resignation, students convince board to postpone tuition increase

    By Kyeland Jackson — Board of trustees chair Junior Bridgeman said today trustees will accept President James Ramsey’s resignation at their next meeting. He also delayed approval of a university budget, satisfying students who disrupted the meeting. Ramsey...

    • Posted July 21, 2016
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  • Board of Trustees
    Brief: Trustees hastily call meeting, will discuss budget

    By Kyeland Jackson — The board of trustees will meet Thursday. One item on the agenda: the university budget. University spokesman John Karman confirmed tomorrow’s 1 p.m. meeting, sending out an agenda at 12:54 p.m. Karman confirmed one...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Natural Sciences Building
    Renovation uncovers asbestos, university fined

    By Kyeland Jackson — The university will pay $5,425 after breaking code in renovating the Natural Sciences Building last summer. First reported by WDRB.com, the Metro Air Pollution Control District cited asbestos concerns in the building. The APCD said removing the...

    • Posted July 19, 2016
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  • Crystian Wiltshire
    Q & A: Crystian Wiltshire, Louisville’s own Romeo

    By Sarah Rohleder — Crystian Wiltshire took the Central Park stage as one of the most recognizable characters in English literary history, Romeo Montague. Wiltshire plays the role for the Kentucky Shakespeare Theatre Company’s annual Shakespeare in...

    • Posted July 19, 2016
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