All posts tagged "Shelby Brown"

  • Neil Gorsuch addresses packed house of McConnell Scholars

    By Shelby Brown– Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch packed Comstock Hall Sept. 21 to speak about the court and constitutional originalism. He visited as part of the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Prior to the event, the...

    • Posted September 21, 2017
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  • Southern Association of Schools and Colleges, SACS, accreditation
    Postel gives SACS updates: ‘We’re ready’

    By Shelby Brown– Interim president Greg Postel told U of L’s faculty senate Sept. 6 the university is prepared for a visit from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, U of L’s accrediting agency. SACS will visit U of...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • U of L responds to President’s transgender military ban

    By Shelby Brown — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis released a statement Aug. 29 regarding the military service of transgender individuals. According to the statement, a “panel of experts” will assemble to determine next steps. The directive hits...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Ramsey, Pinto, postel
    U of L’s revolving door of administrators: 2017-18

    By Shelby Brown– The past two years have yielded mass administration shake ups for U of L. Before a $48 million budget crisis was unearthed, then-president James Ramsey was ousted for reasons including misspending and a racially-charged...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
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  • Isaac Sanchez, interim president, Greg Postel
    Postel promotes unity, understanding in face of Charlottesville protests

    By Shelby Brown– Interim President Greg Postel joined Louisville’s unity rally yesterday, reaching out to West Virginia. Postel released his statement in an email today. Protests of white nationalist marchers’ presence in Charlottesville, Virginia Friday left three...

    • Posted August 14, 2017
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  • University bemoans NCAA infractions in appeal

    By Shelby Brown– U of L says the NCAA unjustly punished the university and its basketball players for the sex scandal involving Andre McGee and Katina Powell. In June, the university announced they would fight two of...

    • Posted August 11, 2017
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  • Donors to help pay forensic audit’s $2.2 million tab

    By Shelby Brown– The James Graham Brown Foundation and C.E. and S. Foundation pledged $1 million each to help cover costs for investigating the U of L Foundation. June’s investigative audit, released publicly June 8, now totals upwards of...

    • Posted August 8, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Five staff positions cut from advancement department

    By Shelby Brown– U of L last week cut five employees from its fundraising department, even as gifts to academic programs plummeted 25 percent in the past year. Insider Louisville first reported the terminations. Donations to U of...

    • Posted July 21, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees
    U of L approves revised Yum! lease after tense discussion

    By Shelby Brown– U of L’s board of trustees heatedly debated the reworked KFC Yum! Center lease agreement before it passed 7-2 with four abstentions, one being John Schnatter. The revised lease agreement asks U of L pitch in to pay...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • ULAA approves lease agreement
    Tensions mount over arena lease agreement

    By Shelby Brown– U of L athletics has agreed to pay an additional $2.4 million yearly to lease the KFC Yum! Center. The agreement will be reviewed and possibly approved by both the university’s board of trustees and...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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