The Northerner

What you missed at SGA: VP Derks’ tweet, NVP funding, more

SGA now meets virtually on Mondays at 3:30 pm following NKU's transition to mostly remote learning.
November 2, 2020

SGA discussed the first reading of a resolution that would protect positions at Norse Violence Prevention Center and gave COVID-19 updates in its first entirely online meeting of the semester. Vice President...

Students, professors discuss learning during a pandemic

Professor Philip Resnick talks to students before class starts.
November 2, 2020

Under COVID-19 restrictions, classes at NKU have largely switched to online or hybrid formats for the Fall semester. According to The Northerner, 18 percent of classes with face-to-face components are...

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...

Biological sciences lecturer died on Tuesday

Biological sciences lecturer died on Tuesday
October 28, 2020

In a campus-wide email, President Ashish Vaidya announced that Robert Kues, faculty member of the biological sciences department, died on Tuesday, Oct. 27.  “Rob loved teaching and inspiring his...

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...

What you missed at SGA: Oct. 26

Outside the Student Union during fall.
October 26, 2020

SGA discussed priority registration and a new campus registered organization at Monday’s meeting. President Lauren Goodwin talked about priority registration which begins at 6 a.m. on Oct. 29. According...

NKU professor, students create election podcast

Election 2020 is a new episodic podcast series created by Dr. Michael Baranowski and six NKU students.
October 22, 2020

Political science professor Dr. Michael Baranowski and six students have come together in Political Science: Election 2020, a class to create a podcast series on the upcoming election throughout the semester.  According...

NKU announced new Vice President of Student Affairs

Dr. Eddie Howard will begin January 1, 2021.
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...

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...

What you missed at SGA: upcoming Victor Talks, Gen. Ed focus group

What you missed at SGA: upcoming Victor Talks, Gen. Ed focus group
October 19, 2020

SGA discussed the upcoming Victor Talks about electoral literacy at the meeting this afternoon. Dr. Emily Detmer-Goebel, interim faculty director of general education, also visited the meeting to discuss...

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