• Named president of the University of Louisville on April 3, 2018
  • 18th president of UofL
  • First woman to be president of UofL
  • First person of color to be president of UofL
  • Previously provost and executive vice chancellor, University of Kansas
  • Ph.D University of Kansas; MBA, BA Andhra University (India)
  • Quote: “The University of Louisville has a mission to deliver high-quality higher education. I am excited to lead our team of students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members as we honor that mission and invest in our future.”
  • Twitter: @UofLPresNeeli
  • Residence: Amelia Place
  • Spouse: Venkat Bendapudi

Office of the President

Grawemeyer Hall

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292


tel (502) 852-5417

fax (502) 852-7226