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Board of Regents announces new residence hall and new pizzeria

Board of Regents announces new residence hall and new pizzeria

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

September 12, 2019

On Sept. 11, NKU’s Board of Regents met for their first meeting of the semester. Enrollment and retention rates, plans for a new dorm and a new pizza restaurant coming to the Student Union were some of the topics discussed.

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...

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2019

On Jan. 16, NKU’s Board of Regents gathered for their first meeting of 2019. After a fall semester that fell short of enrollment expectations, President Ashish Vaidya was pleased to announce some changes that came with the new year. Enrollment trending up for start of spring semester As of the fi...

Board of Regents combat enrollment dip, form student success team

Board of Regents combat enrollment dip, form student success team

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 15, 2018

Enrollment is down by an estimated 4 percent this semester and that has affected our spending for the same period. President Ashish Vaidya believes by recruiting and retaining 540 students NKU can make up for this.

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018

Undergraduate tuition is set to rise by $280 per year this fall as three university divisions are cut by $5.8 million to cover low enrollment and rising costs.

Regents approve new fees for 100 fall courses. Will you pay more?

Regents approve new fees for 100 fall courses. Will you pay more?

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

May 3, 2018

Taking a chemistry lab next fall? How about an education course? Any computer science classes? If so, expect some extra charges on your fall tuition bill.

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

May 2, 2018

A bill to freeze NKU’s pension payment, which was set to soar to $31 million, passed April 26, interim president Gerard St. Amand told regents Wednesday.

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Parking, housing and dining rates increase

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 14, 2018

NKU’s Board of Regents approved raising fees for parking passes, housing and meal plans at their Wednesday meeting. The new rates will go into effect next fall. Here’s a breakdown of the new fees.

Incoming president Vaidya addresses university on diversity, finance

Incoming president Vaidya addresses university on diversity, finance

Mackenzie Manley & Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-In-Chief, Copy Editor

November 9, 2017

NKU’s Board of Regents named Dr. Ashish K. Vaidya as the university’s sixth president at a special meeting on Thursday.

BREAKING: Dr. Ashish K. Vaidya named sixth president

BREAKING: Dr. Ashish K. Vaidya named sixth president

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 9, 2017

NKU’s Board of Regents named Ashish K. Vaidya the university’s sixth president at a special meeting on Thursday. Vaidya currently serves as interim president at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Before that, he served as California State University’s provost and vice president for acad...

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017

"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.

Board of Regents announce 4 percent tuition increase

Board of Regents announce 4 percent tuition increase

Cole Grecco, News Editor

April 28, 2017

The NKU Board of Regents announced Wednesday there will be tuition increases as well as as increased prices in housing, parking and dining. With the increasing fees incoming changes to scholarships and financial aid was detailed as well. The Board of Regents also reported on employee raises as well...

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