University of Louisville

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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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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. 


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.