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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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University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino says he believes his program won’t face any additional sanctions when the NCAA completes its investigation of rules violations.

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Update 10 a.m.:   Jefferson Circuit Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman has temporarily barred the city from removing the monument. The restraining order was signed Monday morning.

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The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees plans to hold a vote on members’ confidence in university president James Ramsey at its next meeting in April.

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The University of Louisville men’s basketball team will not participate in postseason tournament play this year.

U of L President James Ramsey, Athletics Director Tom Jurich and Coach Rick Pitino made the announcement on campus Friday afternoon. 

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Kentucky’s new state auditor announced Tuesday that he will continue the office’s investigation into the University of Louisville Foundation, the independent nonprofit that manages the school’s $1.1 billion endowment.

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Outgoing State Auditor Adam Edelen says his office’s examination of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees won’t be complete by the end of his term.

Edelen, a Democrat, lost to Republican Mike Harmon in the November election. Harmon said he’s adopted a “wait and see” approach as to whether he’ll continue the investigation.

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Kentucky’s next state auditor, Danville Republican Rep. Mike Harmon, said he’s not sure if he’ll continue the investigation of the University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees and its relationship with the University of Louisville Foundation, which manages the school’s $1.1 billion endowment.

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Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Bill Summers IV to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees, bringing the board in compliance with a state law that requires it to have a proportional representation of minorities. 

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Three prominent Kentucky sports columnists are calling on Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino to resign following an expansive report on alleged prostitution in the program.

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