James Ramsey http://wfpl.org en UofL President James Ramsey Gets Boost in Pay, Will Make More Than $1M This Year http://wfpl.org/post/uofl-president-james-ramsey-gets-boost-pay-will-make-more-1m-year <p>University of Louisville President James Ramsey will get a significant increase in pay this year, coming in the form of a bonus that boosts his annual compensation to about $1.2 million.</p><p>At an annual retreat this week, the&nbsp;University's Board of Trustees recommended Ramsey receive a &nbsp;performance bonus, as well as a two percent raise.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:50:46 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9755 at http://wfpl.org UofL President James Ramsey Gets Boost in Pay, Will Make More Than $1M This Year University of Louisville Needs To Tighten Financial Controls, Audit Says http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-needs-tighten-financial-controls-audit-says <p>The University of Louisville released Wednesday an auditing firm’s long-anticipated report on the school’s financial controls, an analysis prompted by a series of thefts at the institution.</p><p>Strothman and Company said U of L needs to hire a chief financial officer, which the school is already trying to do. The institution also needs to ensure all of the university’s computer systems are subject to the same security controls. And it should improve controls over payroll to reduce the risk that fictitious employees could be paid, the report says.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:22:55 +0000 Kristina Goetz 9694 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Needs To Tighten Financial Controls, Audit Says University of Louisville Releases High-Profile Audit http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-releases-high-profile-audit <p>The University of Louisville on Wednesday released a highly-anticipated audit examining the school's financial controls.</p><p>Strothman and Company, a Louisville-based firm that is known for working with large governmental organizations, made 17 recommendations for changes. The recommendations including:</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:20:25 +0000 Kristina Goetz 9691 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Releases High-Profile Audit University of Louisville Raises Tuition 5 Percent http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-raises-tuition-5-percent <p>When the University of Louisville's fall semester begins, students will pay more tuition than ever before.</p><p>UofL was able to offset a nearly $2.1 million annual cut in state funding, in part, by raising tuition for the upcoming academic year by 5 percent.</p><p>This means in-state students attending UofL&nbsp;will pay $10,236 for the 2014-15 school year.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 01:35:02 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9312 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Raises Tuition 5 Percent University of Louisville Met Its $1-Billion Fundraising Goal http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-met-its-1-billion-fundraising-goal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Louisville got contributions from 75,000 donors from every state and every Kentucky county to meet its</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;$1-billion fundraising campaign, school officials announced Thursday.</span></p><p>The <a href="http://chartingourcourse.org/">Charting Our Course</a> campaign began in 2007.</p><p>UofL President James Ramsey said he did not expect the funds to be raised so quickly.</p><p>"At the time, a billion dollars sounded overwhelming," he said.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:37:55 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9118 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Met Its $1-Billion Fundraising Goal UofL President James Ramsey Weighs-In on Councilman David James Situation http://wfpl.org/post/uofl-president-james-ramsey-weighs-councilman-david-james-situation <p>University of Louisville President James Ramsey is questioning the legal issues surrounding Metro Councilman David <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/jefferson-county-attorney-louisville-councilman-david-jamess-jobs-conflict">James’ alleged conflict of interest</a>.</p><p>James is employed as a UofL police officer, a position that requires an oath of office.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:46:20 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8738 at http://wfpl.org UofL President James Ramsey Weighs-In on Councilman David James Situation Presidents of UK, UofL Make Funding Case to Kentucky General Assembly http://wfpl.org/post/presidents-uk-uofl-make-funding-case-kentucky-general-assembly <p>The presidents of the universities of Kentucky and Louisville made their case Thursday for more state dollars before a legislative &nbsp;budget review committee<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U of L President James Ramsey and UK President Eli </span>Capilouto <span style="line-height: 1.5;">are slated for a 2.5 percent cut in funding in the first year of Gov. Steve Beshear's proposed budget. </span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:46:29 +0000 Stu Johnson | Kentucky Public Radio 8648 at http://wfpl.org Presidents of UK, UofL Make Funding Case to Kentucky General Assembly Strong Stays with UofL; Jurich Says Cardinals a Top 10 Program http://wfpl.org/post/strong-stays-uofl-jurich-says-cardinals-top-10-program <p>Tom Jurich concedes: He was nervous that Louisville football coach Charlie Strong may leave for the Tennessee Volunteers.</p><p>"Are you nuts? Of course I was nervous," Jurich, UofL's athletics director, said during a news conference.</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:44:51 +0000 Joseph Lord 2837 at http://wfpl.org Strong Stays with UofL; Jurich Says Cardinals a Top 10 Program Louisville's ACC Move Can Help Academics, Faculty Says. How? http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-acc-move-can-help-academics-faculty-says-how <p>When the college athletics conference realignment dance began anew,<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-stuck-conference-realignment-turmoil-again"> Louisville appeared to be left in the lurch.</a> Rutgers and Maryland abruptly announced that they were yanking their teams from the Big East and the Atlantic Coast Conference, respectively, for the Big 10 -- moves that had a dual impact on the Louisville Cardinals.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 2736 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's ACC Move Can Help Academics, Faculty Says. How? University of Louisville Hospital Announces Partnership with KentuckyOne Health http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-hospital-announces-partnership-kentuckyone-health <p>After over eight months of negotiations, U of L Hospital and University Medical Center will enter into a joint agreement with KentuckyOne&nbsp;Health on March 1, 2013.</p><p>KentuckyOne&nbsp;Health -- which is under directives of Catholic Health Initiatives -- will maintain the day-to-day operations but U of L Hospital&nbsp;and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center will remain independent in its oversight and health directives, which was a major criticism during last year's merger talks.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:48:35 +0000 Devin Katayama 2497 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Hospital Announces Partnership with KentuckyOne Health