All posts by Joseph Lyell

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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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  • Bendapudi assures trustees she’s set to fundraise

    By Joseph Lyell — Interim Executive Director of the U of L Foundation Keith Sherman presented trustees with grim details of the foundation’s fundraising woes at May 17’s board of trustees meeting. Sherman said the lack of...

    • Posted May 17, 2018
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  • Campus welcomes President Neeli Bendapudi

    By Joseph Lyell — On Tuesday morning, more than 200 people gathered on the steps of Grawemeyer Hall to welcome President Neeli Bendapudi on her first day at U of L. Bendapudi, named president April 3, is...

    • Posted May 15, 2018
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  • Postel honored at Grawemeyer reception

    By Roufia Saleh — A May 14 public reception at Grawemeyer Hall saw more than 50 faculty and administrators honor U of L Interim President Greg Postel for his service. “It’s been a big challenge but I...

    • Posted May 14, 2018
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  • Brief: President Bendapudi could get tenured faculty status

    By Joseph Lyell — One item on May 17’s board of trustees meeting agenda is the appointment of incoming president Neeli Bendapudi to professor of marketing in the college of business. An email from Provost Dale Billingsly...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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  • Brief: State caps tuition increase at 6 percent over two years

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L and Kentucky’s other research universities cannot raise tuition by more than 6 percent over the next two years, or by more than 4 percent in one year. The Council on...

    • Posted April 30, 2018
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  • U of L to sue former president James Ramsey

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L and the U of L Foundation are suing former president and foundation chair James Ramsey and other former foundation officials for alleged breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent appropriations and improper...

    • Posted April 25, 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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  • Staff picks: Belknap’s best places to be

    By Staff — Best place to sleep — Ekstrom Library, fourth floor chairs: There’s plenty of room to curl up in these secluded seats. The quiet atmosphere of the library makes for the perfect place to snooze between...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Reader’s choice: U of L’s greatest hits

    By Joseph Lyell — Best Coffee — Starbucks: The international chain narrowly beat local favorite Quills Coffee as the best brew. Located in the SAC, Starbucks’ convenient location for students on campus could have given it the...

    • Posted April 17, 2018
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