All posts tagged "Ricky Jones"

  • Faculty troubled by bill’s threat to tenure

    By Shelby Brown — A last-minute addition to the state budget would allow universities to fire tenured professors if the institution changes or removes an academic program. The provision, added by Sen. Chris McDaniel, would effectively suspend tenure for...

    • Posted March 29, 2018
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  • Chilled debate on presidential search ignites in board meeting

    By Kyeland Jackson — Professor Susan Jarosi asked for open discussion about the presidential search on Nov. 20 and the U of L Board of Trustees answered with silence. After a pause, Board Chair David Grissom asked...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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    Ricky Jones announces bid for U of L President

    By Kyeland Jackson — A contestant for the top spot at U of L may come from the Pan-African studies department. Chair Ricky Jones submitted his name as a candidate for U of L’s president via Twitter...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • Pan-African department hosts “Take a Knee” discussion

    By Shelby Brown– Since Colin Kaepernick protested the National Anthem by taking a knee, similar protests and debate have sparked across the nation. U of L’s department of Pan-African studies discussed that debate in its “#TakeAKnee: Exploring the Intersection Between...

    • Posted November 9, 2017
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    Jones decries acting athletic director appointee

    By Kyeland Jackson — Not everyone is thrilled for athletic director Tom Jurich’s interim replacement. U of L named Vince Tyra, a businessman and member on the University of Louisville Foundation’s board, acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Charlottesville attack spark fresh controversy to Confederate statue removal

    By Janet Dake — A Neo Nazi protest in Charlottesville, Virginia has fueled a growing controversy across the country about removing Confederate monuments. On Aug. 12, a  “Unite the Right” rally to protest the removal of a...

    • Posted August 31, 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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    Confederate statue drama continues

    By Phillip Lentsch– After all of the controversy the University of Louisville faced during the early months of 2016, the removal of the Confederate statue on U of L’s campus only fanned the flames. On April 29, city...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Sparks fly at Confederate statue forum

    By Kyeland Jackson — The debate between Pan-African Studies Chair Ricky Jones and statue advocates quickly inflamed today during a forum on the Confederate minument adjacent to campus. Meeting downtown as part of the louisville forum series,...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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    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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