All posts tagged "trustees"

  • John Schnatter resigns from board of trustees

    By Joseph Lyell — John Schnatter has tendered his resignation from the U of L Board of Trustees effective immediately, according to a statement from board chair David Grissom. This comes 12 hours after a July  11...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Trustees hike tuition, slash budget

    By Arry Schofield — U of L will increase tuition 3.5 percent starting this fall, as approved at the June 20 Board of Trustees meeting. Full time students will pay roughly $400 more next year. “I know the...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Brief: Trustees considering 5 percent university-wide funding cut

    By Joseph Lyell — President Neeli Bendapudi said trustees are considering increasing tuition 4 percent and slashing spending 5 percent across all university departments. The cuts, announced in an email blast, come after a year of financial...

    • Posted June 8, 2018
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  • General counsel announces retirement, public budget forums coming

    By Joseph Lyell — April 19’s board of trustees meeting was the last full board meeting for both Interim President Greg Postel and Vice President for Strategy and General Counsel Leslie Strohm. Strohm is retiring effective May...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • SGA president becomes first student director of U of L Foundation

    By Joseph Lyell — For the first time in the U of L Foundation’s 48-year history, a student will serve as an ex-officio director on the board. SGA President Vishnu Tirumala, faculty representative Enid Trucios-Haynes and staff representative Will...

    • Posted April 5, 2018
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  • Meet U of L’s first female president: Neeli Bendapudi

    By Shelby Brown — The University of Louisville hired a permanent president in former University of Kansas Provost Neeli Bendapudi. She is expected to begin her term May 15. She’s not in Kansas anymore Bendapudi served at...

    • Posted April 3, 2018
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  • U of L hires permanent president

    By Joseph Lyell — After nearly two years with an interim president, U of L named University of Kansas’s provost Neeli Bendapudi as the next president. The announcement came April 3, the 240th anniversary of U of L’s founding....

    • Posted April 3, 2018
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  • 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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  • Tuition and fees task force recommends reducing student athletics fee

    By Bailey Campagna — On March 6, U of L’s Task Force on Tuition and Fees formally recommended that Interim President Greg Postel and Provost Dale Billingsley move to reduce the student athletics fee by half. The...

    • Posted March 19, 2018
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  • Trustees narrow down presidential candidate pool

    By Joseph Lyell — The first round of cuts in the presidential search process culled the original pool of 171 candidates down to approximately 10 at the March 8 trustee meeting. Trustees met with search consultant Bill Funk...

    • Posted March 8, 2018
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