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St. Amand to be considered for interim president

St. Amand to be considered for interim president

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief
March 6, 2017
Filed under Featured Story, News

Gerard St. Amand will be recommended to serve as interim president of Northern Kentucky University by Board of Regents chair Rich Boehne. Boehne made the announcement during an update on the presidential search process on NKU's website Monday. Boehne said he will make the proposal during the March...

BREAKING: Mearns to leave after spring commencement

BREAKING: Mearns to leave after spring commencement

Mackenzie Manley, Managing Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News, Uncategorized

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- President Geoffrey Mearns will leave Northern Kentucky University after spring commencement on May 7. An interim president is expected to be named before May, according to a letter sent Tuesday from Board of Regents Chair Rich Boehne.  The email said that the Board of Regent...

UPDATE: Campus reacts to Mearns’ departure

UPDATE: Campus reacts to Mearns’ departure

The Northerner Staff
January 24, 2017
Filed under Featured Story, News

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- President Geoffrey Mearns will leave Northern Kentucky University after four years, the university announced Tuesday, and the campus community was shocked by news of his departure. Mearns was hired at Ball State University to serve as their 17th president, an announcement made at the Muncie, Indiana campus at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mearns notified the Board of Regents tha...

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