All posts tagged "Board of Trustees"

  • Brief: Recently appointed trustee not eligible for position

    BY SAM COMBEST– @SAMICOMBEST Newly-appointed trustee Kevin Fuqua is ineligible to join the board because he has a close relative working at the university, U of L’s board chair announced Sept. 18. Governor Matt Bevin appointed both...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Brief: University appoints new provost and general counsel

    By Sam Combest — @SamiCombest The U of L Board of Trustees voted Aug. 27 to approve Beth Boehm as provost and Tom Hoy as vice president of strategy and general counsel. Boehm has been serving as...

    • Posted August 28, 2018
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  • Board of trustees lost two members in two days

    By Joseph Lyell — Brian Cromer resigned from the board of trustees July 10, citing his employment with Stites & Harbison, PLLC as the reason for his departure. His resignation came the day before “Papa” John Schnatter...

    • Posted July 19, 2018
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Board of Trustees unlikely to take a stance on House Bill 200

    By Bailey Campagna and Shelby Brown — The U of L Faculty Senate and a professors group said a bill under consideration in Frankfort threatens their jobs and academic freedom. They met March 30 to discuss their...

    • Posted April 3, 2018
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  • Faculty committee holding meeting to provide presidential search updates

    By Shelby Brown — The Presidential Search Faculty Consultation Committee is planning an open meeting for the campus community to hear from members of the board to get updates on the search. The session is scheduled for March...

    • Posted March 16, 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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  • U of L fans raise money for billboards telling administration to “step aside”

    By Shelby Brown — A group calling themselves Friends of U of L have raised more than $2,700 in 13 days for a billboard criticizing the university’s administration. Alex Walker, the group’s spokesperson and a U of L alumnus, said...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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