Presentation on theme: "S OUTHERN C ALIFORNIA A LUMNI C LUB W EEKEND C OLLEGE T HANK Y OU F OR B EING H ERE ! Dr. James R. Ramsey President, University of Louisville July 30,"— Presentation transcript:
S OUTHERN C ALIFORNIA A LUMNI C LUB W EEKEND C OLLEGE T HANK Y OU F OR B EING H ERE ! Dr. James R. Ramsey President, University of Louisville July 30, 2011
U NIVERSITY OF L OUISVILLE G REAT H ISTORY / W ONDERFUL T RADITION Y OU A RE A P ART OF T HAT H ISTORY /T RADITION !
OUR MANDATE TODAY IS TO BUILD ON HISTORY/TRADITION: U OF L IS TO BE A P REMIER N ATIONALLY R ECOGNIZED M ETROPOLITAN R ESEARCH U NIVERSITY (H OUSE B ILL I – P OSTSECONDARY E DUCATION R EFORM A CT OF 1997)
A S Y OU C AN S EE, M ANY G OOD /G REAT T HINGS ARE H APPENING ….
Freshman Class Average ACT score of 24.5 33% scored 27 or greater on ACT 58 Valedictorians 33% college level courses in high school 59.9% outside Jefferson County 17.4% from out of state UofL receives $3.15 million grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust. Funds to support cancer research program in Owensboro A UGUST 2010
CII researchers receive over $2 million grant from NIH for the next generation of artificial hearts/pumps Cardinal Singers make triumphant return to Far East NIH gives more than $1.5 million for interdisciplinary oncology palliative care education program S EPTEMBER 2010 Signature HealthCARE moves to Louisville
UofL's Center for Predictive Medicine, a $44 million regional biosafety research lab designed to better protect Americans from emerging biological threats KFC Yum! Center opens Kicks off with Eagles concert O CTOBER 2010
Sign letter of intent to form statewide health network UofL launches largest fundraising campaign – $750 million is goal for Charting Our Course campaign UofL researchers report cardiac stem cells as safe, effective in heart failure treatment N OVEMBER 2010
UofL soccer team Finishes Historic Season as NCAA Runner-Up UofL Winter Commencement at Yum! Arena 700 students participate D ECEMBER 2010
KPPC help schools, businesses cut energy costs 154 school districts – $28 savings per student Nursing students pass licensure exam at rate higher than national average – 97% vs. 88% national avg $4.8m grant to the Kent School program aims to reduce teen pregnancy, disease risk J ANUARY 2011
$9.56 m from NIH to head multicenter cardiovascular research network Faculty from the University of Louisville's Kent School of Social Work are joining with the KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition to reduce the prevalence of the disease in Shelby, Bullitt and Henry counties $2.6m grant to the Office of Community Engagement to create a college-going culture among low-income, minority and potential first- generation college students F EBRUARY 2011
University of Louisvilles College of Business in the top 10 percent of the nations business schools for 2011 M ARCH 2011 Mayor announces partnership with Nucleus on the "Lifelong Wellness and Aging Initiative
UofL & Kosair Charities Autism Center University of Louisville has earned official status as a Tree Campus USA UofL Nursing Faculty Honored for Race Track Clinic Success A PRIL 2011
UofL Entrepreneurship Students – TNG Pharmaceuticals – Win National Awards M AY 2011 Dr. Susan Harkema, UofLs Owsley Brown Frazier Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation, hopes to get people walking again Fulbrights – 14 & counting!
Commencement 2010-11 Over 2,600 graduates! M AY 2011 UofL and Ft. Knox discuss partnership Nursing Fellowship program for stroke care
Continue to work on partnership agreement $750,000,000 $520,538,046 Campaign Results Another record year for fundraising – over $125 million with more to come! J UNE 2011 Audit of HSC TIF expenditure approved
BUT IT ISNT EASY S TATE C UTS F EDERAL C UTS –E ARMARKS E NDOWMENT E ARNINGS
H ITTING THE M ARK UofL Exceeds Goals & Expectations for Academic Excellence & Achievement Educational Excellence Goals 1998 Actual 2011 Actual 2020 Goals Increase baccalaureate degrees awarded annually 1,6942,6033,074 Increase baccalaureate graduation rate 30.1%48.6%60% Increase doctorate degrees awarded annually 76163272
H ITTING THE M ARK UofL Exceeds Goals & Expectations for Academic Excellence & Achievement Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Goals 1998 Actual 2011 Actual 2020 Goals Increase total grant and contract expenditures $39.1M$198.4M$310.3M Increase total grant and contract awards $42.1M$144.4M$280M
H ITTING THE M ARK UofL Exceeds Goals & Expectations for Academic Excellence & Achievement Diversity, Opportunity, and Social Justice Goals 1998 Actual 2011 Actual 2020 Goals Achieve Kentucky Plan Goals5 for 88 for 88 for 8* Achieve annual goals specified in the University Diversity Plan <86% 4 100%95%*
H ITTING THE M ARK UofL Exceeds Goals & Expectations for Academic Excellence & Achievement Creative and Responsible Stewardship Goals 1998 Actual 2011 Actual 2020 Goals Annual philanthropy received$42.5M$140.7M$150M Participate in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education NA 5 SilverGold
FIRST IN KENTUCKY I NCREASE OF U NDERGRADUATE D EGREES A WARDED
FIRST IN KENTUCKY I NCREASE I N A LL D OCTORAL D EGREES A WARDED
FIRST IN KENTUCKY I NCREASE I N G RADUATION R ATE
FIRST IN KENTUCKY I NCREASE I N A VERAGE ACT S CORES
HIGHEST PERCENTAGE INCREASE IN KENTUCKY I N F UNDED R ESEARCH
LOWEST IN KENTUCKY I NCREASE IN T UITION R ATES
But being #1 in Kentucky is not good enough! We have more to do!