University of Louisville

J. Tyler Franklin

With the University of Louisville’s accreditation in the balance, the state legislature voted on Saturday to abolish the school’s board of trustees and create a new, smaller board, much like Gov. Matt Bevin tried to do last summer.

U of L Board ‘Fix’ Headed For Passage On Saturday

Jan 6, 2017
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A bill that would overhaul the University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees — just as Gov. Matt Bevin did last summer — is nearing final passage through the General Assembly.

J. Tyler Franklin

The state Senate has passed a bill addressing Gov. Matt Bevin’s overhaul of the University of Louisville board of trustees in an attempt to protect the school’s accreditation.

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Lawmakers are still working to address Gov. Matt Bevin’s executive order that attempted to overhaul the University of Louisville’s governing board, though a scheduled hearing of the fix was delayed Wednesday afternoon.

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Although David Dunn left the University of Louisville earlier this month under the cloud of an FBI investigation, his boss offered him a positive reference letter along with a $1.15 million buyout.

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Kentucky's public institutions are bucking a national trend when it comes to university enrollment.

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The state audit of the University of Louisville Foundation found infighting, secrecy and a leader with unchecked power, but none of that was a big surprise.

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A state audit of the University of Louisville Foundation found a president with too much unchecked power, numerous examples of broken bylaws and a “dysfunctional governing climate” at the school’s nonprofit.

At U of L, Losing Accreditation Would Mean Major Peril

Dec 12, 2016
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If the University of Louisville lost its accreditation, it would likely shut down — or at least cease to exist as you know it.

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After Gov. Matt Bevin appealed a ruling that blocked his overhaul of the University of Louisville board of trustees, Attorney General Andy Beshear has requested that the case be fast-tracked to the state’s highest court.

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