All posts tagged "James Ramsey"

  • U of L Foundation overspent under Ramsey

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Foundation overspent drastically under former president James Ramsey, over-reported its assets and is struggling to find new donors, according to a report in today’s meeting. Foundation executive director Keith Sherman...

    • Posted March 14, 2017
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  • Grawemeyer hall, U of L
    U of L suspends hiring freeze, pushes enrollment increase

    By Kyeland Jackson — Acting Provost Dale Billingsley said a hiring freeze, implemented after a $48 million budget deficit shook the university two weeks ago, was temporarily lifted. He also proposed growing the student population to 30,000 students,...

    • Posted March 3, 2017
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  • Faculty to consider resisting university budget cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson — University faculty will consider a resolution challenging Interim President Greg Postel’s budget cut resolutions. U of L American Association of University Professors President Avery Kolers and Vice President Susan Jarosi wrote the resolution, questioning...

    • Posted February 20, 2017
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  • Interim preisdent Greg Postel, by Reagan Mikesell
    Next year’s budget faces $48 million hurdle

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L must account for $48 million to balance next years’ budget, possibly asking the university draw funds from salaries, halt projects and increase revenues. Interim President Greg Postel presented the budget...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • KFC YUM! Center
    State auditor targets KFC Yum! Center

    Kyeland Jackson — Kentucky auditor Mike Harmon will audit the KFC Yum! Center, answering calls to action by legislators. Legislators asked Harmon to audit the center, managed by the Louisville Arena Authority and leased by the Louisville...

    • Posted January 9, 2017
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  • Acting / Interim President Neville Pinto
    Pinto officially leaving for Cincinnati

    By Kyeland Jackson — Acting President Neville Pinto will leave U of L in February to become president at the University of Cincinnati. “This is a unique opportunity to return to the university at which I have...

    • Posted December 17, 2016
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  • Acting / Interim President Neville Pinto
    U of L’s acting president rumored to leave for Cincinnati

    By Kyeland Jackson — Acting President Neville Pinto may bid adieu to U of L, opting to be president at the University of Cincinnati. A WCPO report projected Pinto’s nomination, stating the school board will vote Pinto in...

    • Posted December 16, 2016
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  • Grawemeyer Hall U of L
    Audit unearths dysfunction and questionable financial deals between U of L, foundation

    By Kyeland Jackson — After 18 months of investigation, Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon’s audit found questionable practices between the University of Louisville and the U of L Foundation, U of L’s endowment manager. Citing “serious weakness” in ULF’s...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • SGA update
    SGA resolution asks for student position on foundation board

    By Kyeland Jackson — SGA resolved Nov. 15  to seat a student on the U of L Foundation board, inching students closer to representation in the university’s endowment manager. The resolution requests a seat for the SGA president on...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • Confederate statue UofL
    Confederate statue moving to Brandenburg

    By Kyeland Jackson — Construction crews began dismantling U of L’s controversial Confederate statue Saturday. The statue has a new home: Brandenburg, Kentucky. Mayor Greg Fischer’s office announced the move in a news release Nov.15, stating the...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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