KyCIR: U of L may sue its own foundation if unable to reach agreement over misspent funds

By Kate Howard Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting The University of Louisville is considering suing its own foundation in the wake of a damaging audit and months of talk about recouping misspent money, according to leaders at the U of L Foundation. Earl Reed III, chairman of a U of L Foundation subcommittee, said in an affidavit provided to the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting that...

Nominations sought for University of Louisville College of Business Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame

The University of Louisville College of Business is seeking nominations for this year’s Entrepreneurship Circle of Fame honors. The Circle of Fame spotlights College of Business alumni who have demonstrated significant success as entrepreneurs. Their names are permanently added to a granite monument at the college to serve as inspiration for all students. The first Circle of Fame honorees were named...

KyCIR: U of L leaders required to report conflicts of interest, but disclosures not always reviewed

By Kate Howard Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting The University of Louisville asks its staff to disclose potential conflicts of interest, but it’s no secret the disclosures haven’t always been scrutinized. A U of L Foundation audit, released this month, called out unnamed trustees and other decision-makers who personally invested in foundation-backed startups but never disclosed it. Papa...