All posts tagged "University of Louisville"

  • 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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  • students, university of louisville, U of L
    Study: KY ranks fifth in student default rates

    By Kyeland Jackson — Many of the Commonwealth’s students cannot pay their loans, ranking Kentucky fifth in national student default rates. A new report by LendEDU details the findings, dividing student debt averages and percentages by states, districts...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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  • Faculty Senate, Isaac Sanchez
    Amid budget cuts, faculty urge transparency

    By Kyeland Jackson — Faculty senate members urged transparency in their first meeting since Interim President Greg Postel revealed a $48 million budget shortfall. “I think we need to hold firm with the interim president that, throughout...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Foundation bars employee agreements until forensic audit completes

    By Kyeland Jackson — The U of L Foundation approved a resolution barring employment, settlement or termination agreements with current or future workers on Feb. 28. U of L Board of Trustees Chair David Grissom suggested the resolution,...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
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  • SGA update
    SGA election ballots clog under new system

    By Kyeland Jackson — Election ballots for students, voting for an unprecedented number of SGA candidates, will issue a day later for some. SGA Chief of Staff Jacob Abrahamson said the Blue system, also used for course evaluations,...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
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  • The Cardinal endorses Vishnu Tirumala for SGA President

    By Staff — U of L’s Student Government Administration has an unprecedented number of nominees running in the 2017 elections. SGA Chief of Staff Jacob Abrahamson attributes the uptick to eased access for applications, state and national politics,...

    • Posted February 26, 2017
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  • get out movie
    “Get Out” thrills, rejuvenates horror genre

    By Kyeland Jackson — In Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out” ably thrills, keeping audiences in suspense without cheap jump-scares. The movie brings an imaginative plot, superb acting, creepy score and fantastic cinematography coupled with effective lighting...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
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  • SGA candidates debate, push platforms’ message

    By Kyeland Jackson — Student Government Association top four candidates answered questions, outlining their election plans and pushing for votes in a debate Feb. 22. Students packed the Chao Auditorium as candidates for SGA president, executive vice president,...

    • Posted February 23, 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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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Roommate sets bed ablaze near campus

    By Kyeland Jackson — A university student allegedly set her roommate’s bed ablaze before being arrested Feb. 18. U of L student Christen McAllister allegedly set the fire in The Retreat apartments near campus. Wave 3 reports...

    • Posted February 20, 2017
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