U of L Considers Tax Revenue Incentives for Main Campus

The University of Louisville is looking to expand tax incentives from the Nucleus life sciences campus to its main campus. The university activated Tax Increment Financing (TIF) this year for over 200 acres downtown to build a health sciences corridor including its Innovation Center on the Haymarket property, which is scheduled to be finished in […]

University of Louisville to host Farm to Campus Conference on Friday

Educators curious about ways to bring local food to their campuses will have an opportunity to ask questions and brainstorm with others at a conference tomorrow. The Farm to Campus Conference is a collaboration between the University of Louisville, Metro Government’s Farm to Table initiative, and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. It aims to bring […]

U of L President Offered Generous Contract Extension

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees continues to be impressed by President James Ramsey as a contract extension through 2020 was approved Thursday. It’s no surprise the board wants to keep Ramsey whose contract is scheduled to expire next summer. Earlier this year the panel praised him for meeting all the university’s goals and […]

U of L’s School of Dentistry Completes Renovation Project

Renovations to University of Louisville’s School of Dentistry are complete, and school officials say student enrollment and patients are increasing as a result. The two-year, $45 million improvement project added more space and updated school equipment and technology. The school remained open during the renovations and worked around student and staff schedules, said Dr. John […]

Audit Shows Former U of L Employee Misappropriated Over $450,000

The University of Louisville has released its audit of a former employee accused of misappropriating over $450,000 and it has taken measures to strengthen oversight. Alisha Ward was fired as senior program coordinator for the Equine Industry Program earlier this year after using funds from the program to pay a contractor to work on her […]

University of Louisville President is Recommended Raise and Bonus

The University of Louisville Board of Trustees has recommended a raise and bonus for President James Ramsey. For the past three years Ramsey has declined his bonus because the university was unable to provide staff with raises. This year, faculty and administrators will receive raises between zero and five percent based on merit. Next month, […]

UGA Vacates Award for Mortenson

The University of Georgia has vacated a prize that was supposed to be given to author Greg Mortenson. The decision means that this year’s Delta Prize for Global Understanding will not be awarded to anyone. Mortenson is facing accusations of fabricating stories in his best selling book, Three Cups of Tea, which has launched an investigation […]

WFPL News Special to Address Rising College Costs

Two weeks ago, the Council for Post-Secondary Education capped the amount that the Universities of Louisville and Kentucky can raise their tuition, limiting them to a 6% increase. UofL trustees approved a budget that raises tuition by the full 6%; UK did the same, and also raised fees for student housing and meal plans.

Today at 1pm, a WFPL News Special will talk about the rising costs of a college education with UofL President Dr. James Ramsey, JCTCS President Dr. Tony Newberry, and Michael Gritton, the Executive Director of KentuckianaWorks. Call 502-814-8255 during the broadcast to ask your questions and let us know how rising college costs have affected you.

International Adoption

With advocates like Angelina Jolie and Madonna, it may just seem like the newest Hollywood trend. But 20,000 international adoptions take place in the United States annually, most of them by everyday people. The University of Louisville has recently started an international adoption clinic to assist families and individuals in the area with the daunting task of incorporating an international child into their family. Wednesday, we will talk with members of the clinic’s multidisciplinary staff about the process of international adoption and the services that they provide.
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The Madness of March!

Are you pulling for the Cards or maybe the Hilltoppers, the Boilermakers, or could it be the Sooners? If you understood the above sentence, then you too must be suffering from the madness of March Madness. It’s the time of year when basketball fans come out of the woodwork, put their money in the office pool and cheer on their favorite teams.

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