All posts tagged "U of L"

  • Picture1
    U of L bookstore mostly unchanged after renovations

    In late April, it was announced that Barnes and Noble would no longer be U of L’s bookstore partner. The popular chain was replaced by Follett Higher Education Group. The new partnership was supposed to bring along...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Reluctant Ramsey dodges resignation

    By Nick Amon– **Update, 7/14, 6:30 p.m.** It was initially understood that President James Ramsey did not offer his resignation to the board of trustees July 13.  Now we know he actually read his resignation letter to...

    • Posted July 14, 2016
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  • newsbrief
    Andy Beshear filing suit against Bevin

    By Kyeland Jackson — Attorney General Andy Beshear will file suit against Governor Matt Bevin to block the governor’s executive order that threw U of L leadership and its board of trustees into turmoil. Beshear announced the suit...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • Ramsey
    Ramsey officially stepping down as president

    By Kyeland Jackson — It’s official: President James Ramsey will not serve as U of L’s president any longer than the end of the next academic year. Blasting a statement to the university, Ramsey said he is not...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Ramsey’s “resignation” distracts from bigger picture

    By Nick Amon– This past Friday Gov. Matt Bevin made the swift announcement that James Ramsey will be stepping down from his position as president here at U of L.  As the weekend passed, the news of...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • newsbrief
    Kyle Hornback thrown back into Powell suit

    By Kyeland Jackson — Kyle Hornback’s suit against Katina Powell was dismissed in May, but a counter-suit seeks to get money from the Miss Kentucky victor. The lawsuit filed by company attorneys of “Breaking Cardinal Rules” alleges Hornback and other plaintiffs...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Pride and president

    By Kyeland Jackson — It happens less often than it should, but the university made me proud today. Faced with the recommendation to funnel 12 million from students via a tuition rates increase, U of L’s board...

    • Posted June 3, 2016
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  • Board of Trustees
    Board of trustees committee refuses to raise tuition

    By Kyeland Jackson — Don’t hold your breath, but you may not have a higher tuition bill next year. U of L’s Board of Trustees finance committee, in a contentious meeting today, refused to grant a five...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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  • newsbrief
    U of L saves $90 million by restructuring debt

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L saved $90 million recently by restructuring its debt. The university’s current debt is around $251 million. Revenue from Jim Patterson Stadium, the Home of the Innocents and the Health Sciences...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Grawemeyer Sunrise
    U of L Foundation receives negative debt rating

    By Kyeland Jackson — Moody’s, a debt rating service, has changed the U of L Foundation’s rating from “stable” to “negative,” according to a statement released by the group May 23 and a report by the Courier-Journal. The rating...

    • Posted May 27, 2016
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