National Diversity Award

UofL was recently bestowed the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight into Diversity magazine, the sole Kentucky higher education institution to receive the award. It is exciting to be recognized for demonstrating a welcoming, inclusive environment on our campus.


Mickey Ising, 10S, 11GS

Congratulations to UofL graduate Mickey Ising, 10S, 11GS, on being 1 of 21 individuals to receive a national award that grants a $10,000 scholarship. As a two-time Cardinal, and a now fourth-year medical student, Mickey’s academic achievements bring pride to his alma mater.


Jennifer Kincaid, 91A, 95L, & Anne E. Trout, 10L

I am happy to announce two UofL alumnae have recently joined the Louisville law firm, Blackburn Domene & Burchett, PLLC. Jennifer Kincaid, 91A, 95L, was made partner while Anne Trout, 10L, was hired as an associate attorney for the law firm.

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Our Executive Director

Deborah Dietzler was named associate vice president for alumni relations and annual giving on July 10, 2014. She also serves as executive director of the UofL Alumni Association.

Considered a national leader in the field of alumni relations, Dietzler has been president of the Alumni Directors of the Southeastern Conference and also chaired the Council of Alumni Association Executives (CAAE) summer 2008 institute. She is a frequent presenter at conferences and has performed pro bono work for various community nonprofits.

Dietzler’s responsibilities include the creation of a modern alumni relations and annual giving operation equipped to face the challenges of the future. She also supports the university’s continued goal of becoming the state’s nationally recognized premier metropolitan research institution.

Dietzler holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Hofstra University, a master’s in marketing from Texas A&M, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Georgia.