College Basketball: Road Games for U of L, UK; MSU Tries To Recover From First Loss

In college basketball, the Louisville Cards return to action tomorrow at West Virginia. U of L is riding a five-game winning streak and is hoping to improve its position in the Big East Confererence, where the Cards are tied for fifth place. Tipoff at Morgantown, West Virginia is at noon. The Kentucky Wildcats take their […]

Indiana Lawmakers Criticize Tuition Hikes

A bipartisan group of Indiana lawmakers says hikes in in-state tuition are making it harder for Hoosiers to attend college. State Budget Committee Chairman Jeff Espich said he called a hearing on the matter because tuition rates are quickly devouring average Hoosiers’ incomes and outpacing inflation. He cited figures that show average in-state tuition in […]

Tournament Time For U of L, UK, IU

Louisville opens play tonight in the Big East Tournament in New York City, where the Cards will take on Marquette. Kentucky opens play Friday afternoon in the SEC Tournament in Atlanta. Indiana takes on Penn State this evening in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis.

Indiana Arts Groups Face Difficulties Fundraising

Elizabeth Kramer Some Indiana institutions have issued a report about the condition of the state’s arts organizations. The Indiana Arts Commission enlisted Indiana University’s School of Public And Environmental Affairs to conduct a survey of more than 1,500 organizations. Kirsten Grønbjerg is an Indiana University professor and chair of the school’s Center on Philanthropy. She […]

US-China Economic Relations Must Change to Prosper

A New York Times economic writer spoke in Louisville today about the codependent relationship between this country and China. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has details. (To listen to Peter Goodman’s entire talk, click on Listen to the Story.) Peter Goodman came to speak to the Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations. Goodman was previously The Washington Post’s […]

IU's McRobbie Delivers "State Of The University" Speech

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie says financial foresight by the school’s board of trustees has helped IU weather the recession better than many institutions. McRobbie delivered his annual ‘State of the University’ address Tuesday, devoting a large section of the speech to the IU’s fiscal health. “At the urging of our trustees, we substantially increased […]

Report: Charities Not Faring Better Than Last Year

Despite recent reports of an improving economy, a recent survey says charities faced many difficulties fundraising this holiday season. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The news comes in the latest Philanthropic Giving Index, a report prepared by the Center for Philanthropy at Indiana University. The report is comparable to the Consumer Confidence Index. Nonprofits in the […]