The Northerner

Board adopts president’s recommendation for a soft freeze, lump-sum pension plan

President Ashish Vaidya gave his recommendations to the Board of Regents
December 2, 2020

In their special meeting this afternoon, the Board of Regents unanimously voted to adopt President Ashish Vaidya’s recommendation for NKU to adopt a soft freeze lump-sum pension plan. The plan would...

Board of Regents: members of staff congress discuss pension, presidential comments

The Board of Regents had their November meeting this afternoon via Zoom
November 11, 2020

In their November meeting, the Board of Regents heard from the staff congress pension committee, President Ashish Vaidya gave his presidential comments among other updates. Presentation by staff congress...

NKU to move to remote learning following counties’ red zone distinction

NKU to move to remote learning following counties' red zone distinction
October 30, 2020

Following Campbell and Kenton Counties’ “red zone” distinction for COVID-19 severity in Kentucky, NKU plans to temporarily move most classes online on Monday, according to a campus-wide email. There...

Campus survey suggests NKU needs more equity within students, faculty, staff

Darryl Peal, Nicole Dillard, Caroline Macke and Bonita Brown discussed results of the campus climate survey
NKU’s campus conversation on the campus climate survey shared results on the survey and what they mean for inclusivity on campus
October 29, 2020

This afternoon NKU hosted a campus conversation on the campus climate survey with around 100 people in attendance. The panelists included Nicole Dillard, assistant professor of organizational leadership...

Faculty senate: Title IX, pension, student disengagement

A fall view of Loch Norse.
October 26, 2020

At the faculty senate’s October meeting, a presentation was given by the Office of Title IX on updated regulations, President Ashish Vaidya gave a brief update on the pension and Provost Sue Ott Rowlands...

Provost COVID-19 update: delay of meal plan, fees, travel requirements

NKU's logo above the Student Union
October 20, 2020

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands sent out another COVID-19 update to the campus community this afternoon. In the email, Rowlands shared information on the mandatory commuter meal plan, fall and spring semester...

Mandatory online sexual assault training deadline extended to Nov. 15

NKU's Office of Title IX.
October 19, 2020

This afternoon, Darryl Peal, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator sent out an email to NKU students notifying them that the deadline for the mandatory online sexual assault...

How NKU’s IT Department transformed campus for the pandemic

Griffin Hall's JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory, usually packed with students, can now be found mostly empty.
October 10, 2020

There have been a lot of changes to campus this semester thanks to the IT department here at NKU. The pandemic has changed the way we interact with one another on a daily basis. We have gone from spending...

Student organizations adjust with pandemic

Scuba Club, Cycling Club and The League Of United Latin American Citizens illustrations
October 9, 2020

Some of NKU’s clubs and organizations, both newly formed and long-established, have been struggling to adjust to new guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A.J. Miller, the coordinator for student...

NKU Police help raise awareness for Hispanic Heritage Month

A NKU University Police officer on patrol on Kenton Drive in front of the Health Innovation Center.
October 9, 2020

As protestors nationwide call for police reforms, the NKU Police Department is working to strengthen ties to campus minority groups, such as the Latino and LGBTQ+ communities. These initiatives include...

Vaidya: virtual commencement, changes to spring break, other updates

NKU logo
September 29, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya sent out an email this morning updating the NKU community on virtual commencement, a replacement for spring break and other announcements. Vaidya said the university made the...

Board of Regents swear in new regent, discuss COVID-19’s impact on enrollment, budget

Another benefit of the plant selection in the gardens is that they are designed to be colorful throughout the year—keeping the campus aesthetically pleasing during every season.
September 9, 2020

The Board of Regents’ September meeting began with the swearing in of a new regent, Ken Perry. Perry was appointed by Governor Andy Beshear for a six-year term and replaced Terry Mann, whose term expired. Perry...

Load more stories
The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.