All posts tagged "Joseph Lyell"

  • Bevin and Bendapudi unveil Belknap Academic Building

    By Sam Combest — President Neeli Bendapudi and Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin cut the ribbon to unveil the $80 million Belknap Academic Building Aug. 14. The new building has 165,000 square feet, four stories, and 50 classrooms,...

    • Posted August 14, 2018
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  • Baseball might miss out on Papa John’s dough

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L Athletic Director Vince Tyra said John Schnatter wanted to donate to the baseball program before he  resigned from the board of trustees after admitting he used a racial slur. Schnatter’s...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • U of L drops “Papa John’s” from Cardinal Stadium

    By Joseph Lyell — Cardinal Stadium will lose “Papa John’s” from its name immediately, U of L President Neeli Bendapudi announced July 13. The change comes two days after a Forbes report detailed John Schnatter using the...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
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  • Bendapudi: University is evaluating relationship with Papa John’s

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L President Neeli Bendapudi said she was disappointed to hear the Forbes report of John Schnatter used the N-word in a conference call with Papa John’s executives and a marketing agency. “Disappointment...

    • Posted July 12, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Outsourced: Canon takes over printing, postal services

    By Joseph Lyell — As the university continues to outsource operations, 19 employees of print, design and postal services got pink slips April 5. On March 15, U of L’s Board of Trustees approved outsourcing their work...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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