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Board of Regents discuss renovation plans across campus

Board of Regents discuss renovation plans across campus

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 14, 2019

Renovations needed to multiple buildings on campus Mary Paula Schuh, director of planning, design and construction, and Mike Hales, interim vice president for administration and finance and chief financial officer, spoke about recommendations for the capital budget—the allocated budget for main...

NKU offers displaced CCU students 50 percent tuition discount

NKU offers displaced CCU students 50 percent tuition discount

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

October 30, 2019

NKU is offering a 50 percent tuition discount to Cincinnati Christian University students for the next spring semester after the university abruptly announced it is closing its doors at the end of this fall semester. The closing, announced earlier this week, will displace nearly 700 students at the...

Vaidya discusses strategic framework, retention issues at SGA

Vaidya discusses strategic framework, retention issues at SGA

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

October 22, 2019

President Ashish Vaidya addressed the concerns of students and shared updates in regards to NKU’s strategic framework, enrollment and how NKU can best serve the region.  Student success is priority Success by Design, a strategic framework that prioritizes students’ success, is a response to co...

Spring forum: Vaidya talks new plans, budget and enrollment

Spring forum: Vaidya talks new plans, budget and enrollment

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

April 22, 2019

President Ashish Vaidya hosted a spring forum Thursday, April 18, to a crowd of staff, faculty and students alike. Vaidya talked briefly about enrollment, the 2020 fiscal year budget and upcoming university initiatives. “If there is anytime in higher education that is the worst time to do some...

Five questions with the sixth president

Five questions with the sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Goad

April 1, 2019

He's traveled the world, taught at universities around the country and now that he's arrived at NKU, do you truly know Dr. Ashish Vaidya? The Northerner: Throughout all your travels, what’s been your favorite food? Dr. Ashish Vaiyda: "We are foodies, my family; we are food snobs ... we have extremel...

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

Another spring, another pension crisis. Universities across the commonwealth could soon feel the strain of Kentucky’s underfunded state retirement system through sweeping budget cuts. But as the legislative session draws to a close, two new bills are aimed at solving the pension quandary. One...

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

Northerner Staff

February 12, 2019

FUEL NKU, the university's on-campus food pantry, has moved into a larger space in Albright Health Center 104.

NKU food pantry growing, moving to Albright Center

NKU food pantry growing, moving to Albright Center

Northerner Staff

November 16, 2018

FUEL NKU, the on-campus food pantry for students, is about to get much, much bigger.

Student dies in campus residence hall

Student dies in campus residence hall

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

An NKU student died on campus Friday night, university officials and the county coroner confirmed.

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Health Innovation Center: Bevin, Vaidya cut ribbon at dedication

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

October 18, 2018

The governor, state and NKU officials dedicated the Health Innovation Center on Wednesday.

GALLERY: U.S. 27 project groundbreaking at campus entrance

GALLERY: U.S. 27 project groundbreaking at campus entrance

Northerner Staff

October 18, 2018

NKU officials broke ground Thursday on the site of a new medical office building that will house regional healthcare providers at the entrance to campus.

What you missed at SGA Oct. 8

What you missed at SGA Oct. 8

Chris Robertson, Reporter

October 10, 2018

Student Government Association welcomed NKU President Ashish Vaidya for a talk shop meeting, and members discussed how they could improve their relationships with students.

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