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St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Interim pres. Gerard St. Amand said NKU’s state appropriations will be cut by $516,000 at a Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 10.

Gov. does not call pension reform session, cites House scandal

Gov. does not call pension reform session, cites House scandal

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

December 26, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Gov. Matt Bevin said he may not call a special session for state lawmakers to discuss pension reform, according to the AP.

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

"This is the biggest, biggest hurdle to anything that we can do to try to fix our budget situation, and for the state as a whole,” Amand said at a Board of Regents meeting Wednesday.

Cincinnati Woman of the Year overcomes homelessness to help others

Cincinnati Woman of the Year overcomes homelessness to help others

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Susan Landis was standing in line for the deli counter in Kroger when her husband, Samuel came rushing to her, phone in hand, and informed her she needed to take a call. “I got on the phone and the guy asks ‘is this Sandra Landis?’” Susan said. “I said ‘No this is Susan Landis.’ He sai...

NKU, UK and St. Elizabeth to partner on regional medical school

NKU, UK and St. Elizabeth to partner on regional medical school

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Northern Kentucky University will partner with St. Elizabeth Healthcare and the University of Kentucky to develop a UK regional medical school campus at NKU. NKU and UK made the joint announcement during a Monday morning press conference in the Student Union Ballroom. Dr. Robert DiPaola, dean of th...

Budget to cause tuition increases

Budget to cause tuition increases

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Retention rates, tuition increases and budget cuts were all key topics in NKU President Geoffrey Mearns’ Annual Budget Report on April 18. While Mearns was excited to announce that there will be no increase in the cost of parking, the university is currently considering multiple options for tu...

NKU to explore sale of WNKU

NKU to explore sale of WNKU

Matt Sexton, Political Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Proposed cuts to Northern Kentucky University’s state funding has caused the university to examine whether to continue subsidizing WNKU.NKU President Geoffrey Mearns announced Tuesday in an email that the university should explore the possibility of selling WNKU-FM and its assets.Since 1985, WNKU has o...

Choosing opportunity: Donation to benefit first-generation students

Choosing opportunity: Donation to benefit first-generation students

Lizzie Kibler, Arts and Life Editor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

The initial step to attending college is to make the decision to go.But for a first generation student, the first of a family to go to college, it could be more difficult to make that choice.Rich Boehne, the CEO of the E.W. Scripps Company and NKU alum (‘81) and the Scripps Howard Foundation recen...

Outcomes-based funding top priority for Mearns

Outcomes-based funding top priority for Mearns

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

 NKU President Geoffrey Mearns addressed the Student Government Association at their Monday meeting on Jan. 25, calling for them to aid in the battle against Frankfort to change the decades old funding model used to fund state universities. “What I’m talking about is that for probably about 20 years ther...

Reports NKU to move to Horizon League

Reports NKU to move to Horizon League

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, Sports, Sports Features

Reports began surfacing Saturday afternoon after NKU announced an unplanned Board of Regents meeting followed by a press conference Monday May 11 that the university will be moving to the Horizon League. A transition to the league would put NKU among competitors such as Cleveland State University,...

Snow day for some, hard work for others

Snow day for some, hard work for others

Carrie Crotzer and Tori Lentz

February 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

As snow blanketed the tri-state Monday Feb. 16, many took to the safety of their homes while others battled to clear the snow. With NKU closed for the day, maintenance workers worked to keep necessary roads and sidewalks on campus clear, with a primary focus on the residential village. According to Larry Blake, ...

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

Hillary Clinton draws big crowds to campus

Kevin Schultz and Carrie Crotzer

November 1, 2014


Filed under 2014, Featured Story, Kentucky News, National News, News

Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped by Northern Kentucky University this morning to rally for Kentucky democrat senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Clinton and Grimes both gave speeches to a crowd of about 1,400 people in the university's Bank of Kentucky Center. ...

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