All posts tagged "foundation"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Foundation chief promises reform

    By Bailey Campagna — Foundation Interim Executive Director Keith Sherman touted the organization’s reform and strides to increase transparency to the faculty assembly Feb. 23. Sherman said the foundation’s legal team hired a consulting group to research the extent...

    • Posted February 24, 2018
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  • Board considering 47 presidential candidates after application window closes

    By Joseph Lyell — Board of trustees Chairman David Grissom said at least 47 candidates are being considered in the search for U of L’s next president. Before the Feb. 15 deadline, 138 names had been submitted....

    • Posted February 15, 2018
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  • Earl Reed chosen as U of L Foundation Chair

    By Shelby Brown — Foundation audit committee chair Earl Reed was elected as the new U of L Foundation chairman Jan. 31. Reed has served on the foundation for one year and replaces former foundation chair Diane Medley, whose term expired...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Declining funds paint a grim future for U of L

    By Shelby Brown — U of L hopes to combat its bleak financial future by growing enrollment 36 percent over the next few years to avoid raising tuition. With state appropriations and donations on the decline, foundation members said U...

    • Posted January 30, 2018
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  • Takeaways from board of trustee’s January meeting

    By Joseph Lyell — Here are the highlights from the U of L Board of Trustee’s Jan. 18 meeting: Board treasurer’s term expires Treasurer Diane Medley said she will not seek another nomination to serve on the...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
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  • What you missed over winter break

    By Joseph Lyell — Here are the big campus stories since the Nov. 28 issue: Dec. 12: Water main break floods Shelby Park neighborhood A Rave alert warned students that a water main break near the intersection...

    • Posted January 8, 2018
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  • University will not pursue legal action against foundation

    By Joseph Lyell — After two hours in closed meetings on Dec. 14, U of L’s Board of Trustees reconvened in open session to pass a resolution that it will not pursue litigation against the foundation. The...

    • Posted December 15, 2017
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