U of L http://wfpl.org en With Possible Buyout Program, U of L Hopes to Double Number of Departing Faculty, Staff http://wfpl.org/post/possible-buyout-program-u-l-hopes-double-number-departing-faculty-staff <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Louisville officials say a buyout plan under consideration could lead to the retirement of twice as many faculty members this year.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The university is offering the buyout program—being called the Voluntary Separation Incentive Program—to save the school about $2.5 million.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:12:05 +0000 Devin Katayama 4281 at http://wfpl.org With Possible Buyout Program, U of L Hopes to Double Number of Departing Faculty, Staff U of L Medical Center Taking More Time to Find Partner http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-medical-center-taking-more-time-find-partner <p>The University of Louisville Medical Center is going to take more time searching for a new business partner.</p><p>The UMC put out a request for proposals for a new partner earlier this year, with a goal to finish the deal by the end of this month. But today (Thursday), officials released a statement saying they need more time. They stress that talks have been productive, but say it may take until the end of the year to secure a deal.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:33:04 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1731 at http://wfpl.org U of L Approved for State's Largest TIF District http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-approved-states-largest-tif-district <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Kentucky&rsquo;s economic development cabinet has granted final approval for a special taxing district near the University of Louisville&rsquo;s Belknap campus.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The over 900-acre tax increment financing district is the largest ever approved by the state.&nbsp;&nbsp; The TIF program will allow U of L to keep a portion of state and local taxes generated within the district.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:54:30 +0000 Devin Katayama 836 at http://wfpl.org U of L Approved for State's Largest TIF District U of L Begins Road to New Research Park http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-begins-road-new-research-park <p>&nbsp;</p><p>University of Louisville officials are continuing plans to develop a research park near the Belknap Campus.</p><p>In a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday, the project--located just North of Papa John&#39;s Cardinal Stadium--was unveiled and includes a new road and two bridges that will connect the research facilities with the rest of campus.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 788 at http://wfpl.org U of L Helps Veterans Prepare For Job Fair http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-helps-veterans-prepare-job-fair <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Veterans will have the chance to hone their resumes and job interviewing skills at the University of Louisville this week in the first of two events hosted by the University of Louisville which aim to get more veterans back to work.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'">Data released this month from the U.S. Department of Labor says the national unemployment rate rose slightly to 8.2 percent. For young veterans, that number rose to 12.7 percent, and there may be as many as 5,000 unemployed veterans in the Louisville region, said Leslye Erickson, director of U of L&rsquo;s Career Development Center.</p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'">U of L will offer free workshops Wednesday for resume writing and interviewing skills and next week nearly 50 businesses have signed up to attend a job fair.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 519 at http://wfpl.org