Thomas Schroeder of Illinois was convicted for not paying nearly $800 thousand in federal income taxes. He will serve 46 months in prison. That will be followed by two years of supervised release.
Schroeder and Felner were accused of taking part in a scheme to bilk U of L, the University of Rhode Island and an Illinois addiction center out of some $2.3 million. Schroeder contended during his four-week
trial that he was duped by Felner.
Starting on July 1st, the school will have an Associate Vice President for Audit and Compliance. The position links together the offices of privacy, information security and audit services, and will make sure the university is in line with internal policy and state law.
By Rick Howlett Former University of Louisville College of Education Dean Robert Felner has been sentenced to 63 months in prison for embezzling federal grant funds. U.S. District Judge Charles Simpson also ordered Felner (in photo, at far right) to pay restitution totaling some $2.3 million to U of L, the University of Rhode Island […]
By Rick Howlett Sentencing is scheduled for Monday in U.S. District Court for former University of Louisville College of Education Dean Robert Felner. Felner faces more than five years in prison and must pay more than $2 million in restitution after pleading guilty in January to charges related to the misuse of federal grants. He […]
The attorney for former University of Louisville education dean Robert Felner says his client has entered into an agreement with prosecutors under which he’ll plead guilty later this week in the case involving his alleged mishandling of federal grant money. Felner and a former colleague are accused of defrauding U of L and another institution out of more […]
A $20 million grant, a controversial mandatory meal plan, a tuition increase, domestic partner benefits disputes, and one indicted education dean. It’s fair to say that UofL President Dr. James Ramsey has had his hands full since his last visit with us. Listen to the Show
A federal grand jury in Louisville has returned an indictment against former University of Louisville Education Dean Robert Felner, charging him with conspiracy to commit money laundering, mail fraud and conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service. Also facing the same charges is Thomas Schroeder of Illinois, a longtime Felner friend and associate. The indictment […]
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 […]
University of Louisville President James Ramsey says despite setbacks, the school is making progress.