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A judge has temporarily blocked Gov. Matt Bevin’s overhaul of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. 

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd issued the ruling Friday morning.

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University of Louisville trustees have accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal.

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The University of Louisville is offering a new account of what happened behind closed doors when embattled campus President James Ramsey met with the school's new governing board on Wednesday.

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The Defense Department has awarded the University of Lousiville’s College of Education and Human Development an $848,000 grant to expand a training program based at Fort Knox.

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Norton Healthcare is giving a $1.25 million grant to the University of Louisville for pediatric research. Norton Healthcare says in a press release that the grant will provide one year of funding to research areas including pediatric cardiac medicine, surgery and clinical research — each of which will receive $100,000. 

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The University of Louisville has ten new trustees. Governor Matt Bevin disbanded the previous board less than two weeks ago amid turmoil over embattled president James Ramsey.

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Despite widespread confusion over drastic leadership changes atop the University of Louisville, President James Ramsey said Thursday that operations are “business as usual.”

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Attorney General Andy Beshear is suing Gov. Matt Bevin for abolishing and then reinstating the boards of trustees of both the University of Louisville and Kentucky Retirement Systems, the state agency that manages the pensions of most state employees.

U of L Gripped By Uncertainty Following Board's Elimination

Jun 22, 2016
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Gov. Matt Bevin’s disbanding of the University of Louisville’s governing board has cast a cloud of growing uncertainty over the institution.

While debate over the legality and wisdom of Bevin’s move continues, routine issues such as hiring deans and passing the budget remain undone on campus.

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University of Louisville President James Ramsey will step down, according to Gov. Matt Bevin.

The governor made the announcement during a news conference Friday morning. He also said he would reorganize U of L’s board of trustees.

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