All posts tagged "Matt Bevin"

  • Bevin appoints two U of L alumni to board of trustees

    By Joseph Lyell — Gov. Matt Bevin filled the two vacant seats on U of L’s board of trustees Sept. 6, appointing alumni Kevin Fuqua and Fred Williams. Fuqua graduated from U of L with a bachelor of...

    • Posted September 6, 2018
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  • Bevin and Bendapudi unveil Belknap Academic Building

    By Sam Combest — President Neeli Bendapudi and Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin cut the ribbon to unveil the $80 million Belknap Academic Building Aug. 14. The new building has 165,000 square feet, four stories, and 50 classrooms,...

    • Posted August 14, 2018
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  • Board of trustees lost two members in two days

    By Joseph Lyell — Brian Cromer resigned from the board of trustees July 10, citing his employment with Stites & Harbison, PLLC as the reason for his departure. His resignation came the day before “Papa” John Schnatter...

    • Posted July 19, 2018
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  • Interim Provost Billingsley tells faculty: Tuition increase likely next year

    By Bailey Campagna — At the March 7 faculty senate meeting, Interim Provost Dale Billingsley said there will likely be a tuition increase next year. “I would say the chances of tuition being raised are pretty good,” Billingsley said....

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Mary Nixon appointed to board of trustees

    By Joseph Lyell — Gov. Matt Bevin selected Mary R. Nixon and reappointed James Rogers to U of L’s Board of Trustees Feb. 28. Nixon is a retired financial executive from Yum! Brands Inc. She replaced Diane Medley, who...

    • Posted March 1, 2018
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  • SACSCOC to decide U of L’s fate next week

    By Kyeland Jackson — In just over a week, the board for U of L’s accrediting agency decides if the university keeps its accreditation, extends its probation or loses its accreditation. Though the agency’s president remains vague...

    • Posted November 27, 2017
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  • U of L promised transparency, but gave us obscurity

    By Kyeland Jackson — I’m sorry to say we’re in the same position we were years ago. This board of trustees and administration have been catalysts for change. Members such as Greg Postel, U of L’s interim...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
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  • Court dismisses Bevin’s board of trustees case

    By Shelby Brown– The Kentucky Supreme Court dismissed the case on Governor Matt Bevin’s authority to abolish or reorganize U of L’s Board of Trustees. The court declined a ruling because Bevin had rewritten the law, empowering him to...

    • Posted September 28, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer Hall U of L
    Scandals, controversies improved the university

    By Kyeland Jackson — With everything on fire, lit by investigations, scandals and controversies, the future looks bright for U of L. That seems like sarcasm, but the FBI revelation that coaches paid recruits to attend their...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • University of Louisville Board of Trustees
    Raymond Burse joins Board of Trustees

    By Shelby Brown– Former president of Kentucky State University Raymond Burse, has been selected by Governor Matt Bevin to serve on the U of L Board of Trustees. Burse will finish an unexpired term ending Jan. 13,...

    • Posted July 13, 2017
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