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NKU announces new provost

NKU announces new provost

Madison Plank, Asst. News Editor February 3, 2021

NKU President Ashish Vaidya announced Dr. Matt Cecil as the new Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (PEVPAA) in a campus-wide email today. This will go into effect July 1.  Cecil...

FAQ about the COVID-19 vaccine

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor January 18, 2021

The University will distribute vaccinations to the NKU community free of charge in the coming weeks. In order to shed some light on the vaccine and whether one should get it, below are some questions that...

Dr. Eddie Howard will begin January 1, 2021.

NKU announced new Vice President of Student Affairs

Rachel Smith, News Editor October 21, 2020

Dr. Eddie J. Howard, Jr. has been selected as NKU’s Vice President for Student Affairs, according to the administration in a news release. Howard assumes the role on Jan. 1, 2021 and will provide direct...

In the case that Spring semester looks similar to this semester and the meal plan gets delayed again, Hales said that NKU would have to renegotiate its contract with Chartwells and see what the impact of the delay would be.

NKU officials discuss potential mandatory commuter meal plan

Chief Financial Officer Mike Hales shared advantages to the meal plan that is part of NKU’s contract with Chartwells
Noelle Horn, News Editor August 29, 2020

Earlier this month, NKU’s Chief Financial Officer Mike Hales sent out an email announcing that the mandatory commuter meal plan would be delayed until the Spring 2021 semester.  The plan was delayed...

Students in masks attending their first day of in-person classes.

GALLERY: First day back on campus

Northerner Staff August 17, 2020

NKU resumed classes Monday. While most students are taking classes online, there are still some students on campus taking courses. These are the changes made to campus for the 2020 semester.

The front doors leading into Griffin Hall's lobby.

Housing addendum and move in plans announced

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor July 23, 2020

In an email from University Housing, it announced what move in will look like, dining and housing changes and other safety measures for the Fall Semester.  Assignments All Fall assignments for University...

The main thoroughfare students that live in Boothe Residential Village take to class.

Housing announces changes for 2020-21 academic year

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor July 10, 2020

Housing announced updates on dining, shuttle service, cleaning, room assignments and other changes due to COVID-19. Changes to Dining Norse Commons cafeteria will be the only residential dining open...

The second floor of the Student Union shortly after the pandemic was declared.

President announces furlough, salary reductions for new fiscal year

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 30, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced financial plans for Fiscal year 21 (FY21) which include furloughs, salary reductions and a hiring freeze in a letter sent to the NKU community on Monday. The President...

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief June 25, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced today in a campus-wide email that Dr. Dannie Moore, assistant vice president for student affairs, is joining Eastern Kentucky University as its Vice President for Strategic...

Campus Rec to reopen August 3

Campus Rec to reopen August 3

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief June 25, 2020

The Campus Recreation Center announced yesterday plans to reopen on Aug. 3. The Rec Center has been closed since March 18 due to COVID-19 concerns. In a campus-wide email, the Rec Center announced...

A view of Loch Norse.

Provost announces Fall semester hybrid approach

Semester to open in stages throughout the summer
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 19, 2020
Provost Sue Ott Rowlands announced recommendations for campus to undergo a hybrid approach to the Fall 2020-21 semester.
Regents Chair Lee Scheben and President Dr. Ashish Vaidya at a Board of Regents meeting Nov. 14, 2018.

Board of regents discuss tuition freeze, new majors, research misconduct

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 14, 2020

During its May meeting, the Board of Regents discussed a research misconduct proposal from the Faculty Senate along with announcements of tuition freezes, new majors and programs and a new residence hall...

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