James Ramsey http://wfpl.org en 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