The University of Louisville, facing a $48 million budget deficit, announced earlier this summer that it plans to stop purchasing ads in the campus newspaper, The Louisville Cardinal. That money had been 41 percent of the paper's $146,000 annual budget.
The University of Louisville Foundation‘s ‘forensic’ audit will be released Thursday and is expected to reveal how the foundation handled endowment funds from 2010 to 2016.
Kentucky’s two largest public universities are rivals in academics and athletics, but seem in recent weeks to have found common ground in an unlikely area: legal action surrounding their adherence to public-records laws.
It's a question both sides think they know the answer to and one both sides hope the state's supreme court will take up soon: Are the names of individual donors to public university foundations public under the state open records law?
With frequent tuition hikes and steep taxes comes a desire from thoseconcerned with the use of tax dollars to know how money is allocated at publicuniversities across the country.
XXhttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/12/15/state-audit-criticizes-university-louisvilles-relationship-foundation?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=f38878fea8-DNU20161215&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-f38878fea8-198210581&goal=0_1fcbc04421-f38878fea8-198210581&mc_cid=f38878fea8&mc_eid=d12ccec324http://kycir.org/2016/09/02/u-of-l-foundation-unlawfully-withheld-public-records-attorney-general-rules/COURT ORDERS KY. UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION TO RELEASE DONOR NAMES(09/25/03 12:00am)KENTUCKY ?? A Kentucky judge ruled last week that the University of Louisville Foundation must disclose the names of all but 62 of its 45,000 previously unidentified donors.The Sept.http://www.splc.org/article/2003/09/court-orders-ky-university-foundation-to-release-donor-namesJUDGE ORDERS KY. UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION TO RELEASE CORPORATE DONOR RECORDS(12/09/04 12:00am)KENTUCKY -- The University of Louisville Foundation has been ordered… Continue reading Louisville university foundation secrecy