LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The new chairwoman of the University of Louisville Foundation has responded to the resignation of former chairman Dr. Bob Hughes.
Hughes parted ways with the foundation's Board of Trustees on October 13, after stepping down as chairman on September 16.
Chairwoman Brucie Moore released the following statement to WAVE 3 News on Tuesday:
"I regret that Dr. Hughes doesn't agree with the direction the Foundation is now taking. I've always considered Dr. Hughes a friend, and I believe he has rendered faithful service to the University and its Foundation. Bob has given generously of his time and treasure for the good of U of L, and for that he is to be commended.
"As Foundation Chairwoman, I am committed to building confidence among key stakeholders such as faculty, staff, students, donors, and alumni in an organization that is vital to the future success of the University of Louisville. We are making great progress in the areas of transparency and the restoration of a harmonious relationship with the Board of Trustees, and we will continue on that path."