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Christina Roybal officially became Vice President and Director of Athletics on June 1.

New AD Christina Roybal reflects on path to NKU, what’s next for athletics

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor September 18, 2022

Changes have been abounding at NKU’s athletic department over the past year, but there’s arguably been no bigger announcement than the arrival of Christina Roybal as the university’s new athletic...

President Mearns announced Monday that NKU Athletics will move to the Horizon League. The move becomes effective July 1.

Geographic reasons behind move to Horizon League

Carrie Crotzer, Tori Lentz, and Abby Anstead May 11, 2015

The Board of Regents voted unanimously Monday to add NKU to the Horizon League conference effective July 1.NKU Athletics will make the move for the 2015-16 season to cut down on travel time for student...

Athletic department breaks even

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor December 5, 2014

NKU’s Athletic Department is working with a $10,689,991 budget, but that may not stretch out as far as one would think.   Revenue for athletics According to the most recent budget provided by NKU...

Athletic director’s first year spent meeting his department

Clayton Castle, Contributor September 16, 2014

Exciting is the word Ken Bothof, director of athletics, uses to describe his first year at NKU. Bothof was hired on June 26, 2013 as NKU’s Athletic Director, replacing Mike Cusack, after spending 11...

Search firm for athletic director search hired

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief April 29, 2013

Northern Kentucky University announced via email today that Parker Executive Search has been hired to assist in the search for a new athletic director. The search team will be visiting campus May 2-3 to...

Former Athletic Director Scott Eaton.

Former athletic director admits to embezzling up to $150K

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief April 25, 2013

President Geoffrey Mearns has named NKU “a victim” and asked law enforcement to seek “full and prompt restitution” after he announced Tuesday that former athletic director Scott Eaton “diverted”...

Eaton fired for inappropriate relationships with five women

Eaton fired for “inappropriate” relationships with five women

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief April 5, 2013

Updated: April 5 at 5:25 p.m. Former Athletic Director Scott Eaton, who was fired March 18, has admitted to “inappropriate, intimate” relationships with four university employees and one former student,...

Scott Eaton evaluations released, no new information in case

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief April 4, 2013

Three weeks after NKU athletic director Scott Eaton was unexpectedly fired for ethical misconduct, the university still has no new information to release to the public about the current investigation....

Student reaction to athletic director termination

  “I play soccer here but I just transferred so I didn’t know him very well. I thought it was odd that they let everyone know he was fired but didn’t say why.” - Tanner Ruberg, Sophomore,...

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