UofL Board Sent Strong Message with Ramsey’s Contract Extension: State of the News

The University of Louisville board has voted to extend president Dr. James Ramsey‘s contract until 2020, giving him a standing ovation after the vote. The Courier-Journal’s Chris Otts joined us to talk about the story, saying the board wanted to send a strong message that they want Dr. Ramsey to stay on with the University […]

Fischer Says Pressure on U of L to Preserve Reproductive and End-of-Life Health Services Will Continue

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says University of Louisville Hospital has a lot to lose if medical services are compromised in a pending merger with a division of Catholic Health Initiatives. Under the merger agreement, both University Hospital and Jewish Hospital will follow Catholic medical directives. That puts a number of services related to reproductive health […]

Pitino Apologizes For Sexual Tryst

University of Louisville men’s basketball coach has apologized to his family and the university for an extramarital affair he had six years ago. In an interview with police that was made public this week,¬† Pitino acknowledged that he had sex at a Louisville restaurant in 2003 with Karen Sypher, who has since been charged with […]

Ramsey To Meet With AD On Pitino Disclosure

University of Louisville President James Ramsey had little to say publicly early¬†Wednesday afternoon¬†regarding basketball coach Rick Pitino’s admission that he had a brief affair with a woman who’s now charged with trying to extort him. The Courier-Journal published details of a July police interview with Pitino in which he acknowledged having a sexual encounter six […]

U of L Panel To Investigate Doctorate Award

University of Louisville President James Ramsey has appointed a committee to look into allegations that a doctorate degree was improperly awarded to a student under the direction of former Education Dean Robert Felner. The school says information surfaced that student John Deasy was awarded a doctorate in 2004, after just one semester of coursework at […]