The Northerner

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

Whiteboard Wednesday encourages students to share answers to a weekly question.

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018

So far, President Ashish Vaidya said his core team has had over 1,700 face-to-face interactions with students, staff, faculty and community members through over 70 different “Talkshop” sessions.

Waple bids farewell after seven years

Dean Waple sits in his office on the third floor of the student union.

Abby Anstead, News Editor

July 30, 2015

The third floor of the student union will feel empty this upcoming semester and lunchtime will seem too quiet without Dean Jeffrey Waple cracking jokes and starting conversation with students. Waple left his position as dean of students at NKU to fill the position of vice chancellor of student affai...

Democracy Square Live creates discussion about sexual assault on college campuses

Kassidy Stricklett, Reporter

April 13, 2015

The event began with one question, “How many of you have experienced or know someone who has been a victim of sexual assault?” Out of the 13 people present in the room, 10 people raise their hands. The event, hosted by Democracy Square Live, set out to discuss the issue of sexual assault on colle...

Budget cuts lead to layoffs

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor

September 4, 2014

Putting the plans it devised last spring to deal with its budget problems into action, NKU had to make some layoffs over the summer. According to President Geoffrey Mearns the university had to terminate between 40 and 45 staff positions this past June. However, of those positions, only 25 were occu...

Dean Waple’s untold life before NKU

Dean Waple interacts with students Karl Bragg and Matt Kriege during his lunch break in the Student Union.

Tori Lentz, Assistant News Editor

September 4, 2014

Thursday marks Dean Waple’s seven year anniversary of being NKU’s dean of students, the longest he’s ever worked at a university. The Northerner sat down with Waple to find out his roots, why he’s stayed and what his plans are for the future.   Beginnings Jeffrey Waple didn’t always want t...

NKU leadership team makes university history

Kerry Skiff, Copy Editor

August 25, 2014

For the first time in university history, the majority of leadership positions at NKU are filled by women. Katherine Frank, the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Cynthia Reed, dean of Education and Human Services and Rebecca Porterfield, dean of the NKU Haile/US Bank College of Business,...

Rumors on the rise, administration stays quiet

March 21, 2013

Eaton firing leads to speculation across campus Staff editorial: With the termination of Athletic Director Scott Eaton, it seems like the games have really begun on NKU’s campus. Students campus-wide have been piecing together news bits, using them as clues and trying to figure out just what et...

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