Education

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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Hopcat, Hair Policy and Finally, Ramsey is Not U of L’s President

The end of July 2016 will go down for a few big things in Louisville — it was the time when the giant Hopcat opened at Bardstown and Grinstead, officials argued over a hair policy at a local high school, and while it wasn’t pretty, it was the week James Ramsey was finally ousted as the U of L president. And, also, America’s Democratic Party nominated a woman, Hillary Clinton, to be President of the U.S. Sneak Peek at Hopcat: The folks from Michigan seem to have everything figured out as they launch their $5 million restaurant in the Highlands….

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Friday Bombshell: Bevin Announces U of L Board, Ramsey Are Out

Gov. Matt Bevin had enough of the shenanigans of the last few years at the University of Louisville. Today he announced that he was effectively firing the entire 17-member Board and accepting the resignation of the school’s president, Dr. James Ramsey. He said that three people – Junior Bridgeman, Bonita Black and Dr. Ron Wright –  will serve as the Interim Board for the next two weeks, Bevin said. Ramsey’s immediate fate isn’t certain, Bevin said, though his resignation could be effective immediately. “Given the disfunction that exists between factions of the board, it would have created a degrees of…