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The Board of Regents convened virtually in compliance with COVID-19 safety recommendations.

Board of Regents discuss bond issuance, honor Dr. James Votruba

Rachel Smith, News Editor January 20, 2021

In its first meeting of the 2021 spring semester, the Board of Regents honored President Emeritus James Votruba, provided health and educational updates and approved of a bond sale resolution.  KERS...

President Ashish Vaidya gave his recommendations to the Board of Regents

Board adopts president’s recommendation for a soft freeze, lump-sum pension plan

Noelle Horn, News Editor December 2, 2020

In their special meeting this afternoon, the Board of Regents unanimously voted to adopt President Ashish Vaidya’s recommendation for NKU to adopt a soft freeze lump-sum pension plan. The plan would...

The Board of Regents had their November meeting this afternoon via Zoom

Board of Regents: members of staff congress discuss pension, presidential comments

Noelle Horn, News Editor November 11, 2020

In their November meeting, the Board of Regents heard from the staff congress pension committee, President Ashish Vaidya gave his presidential comments among other updates. Presentation by staff congress...

First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died

First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 25, 2020

Alice Sparks, first woman to chair NKU’s Board of Regents and first female chair of a Kentucky public university, has recently died, administrators announced in a campus-wide email today.  “Her...

Andrá Ward has been elected chairman of NKU's Board of Regents. Ward will serve a one-year term in the position.

Board of Regents announce new elected officials

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 15, 2020

Three members of the Board of Regents were elected into new positions, including the chairman of the board, during their Sept. 9 meeting, according to a recent news release by the NKU administration.  The...

Another benefit of the plant selection in the gardens is that they are designed to be colorful throughout the year—keeping the campus aesthetically pleasing during every season.

Board of Regents swear in new regent, discuss COVID-19’s impact on enrollment, budget

Noelle Horn, News Editor September 9, 2020

The Board of Regents’ September meeting began with the swearing in of a new regent, Ken Perry. Perry was appointed by Governor Andy Beshear for a six-year term and replaced Terry Mann, whose term expired. Perry...

Regents Chair Lee Scheben and President Dr. Ashish Vaidya at a Board of Regents meeting Nov. 14, 2018.

Board of regents discuss tuition freeze, new majors, research misconduct

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 14, 2020

During its May meeting, the Board of Regents discussed a research misconduct proposal from the Faculty Senate along with announcements of tuition freezes, new majors and programs and a new residence hall...

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Housing, commencement, worker pay decisions discussed at Board of Regents

An update on pension and COVID-19 update also discussed
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor March 18, 2020

COVID-19 updates at NKU, such as university housing, pension developments and faculty and student employment were discussed today at today’s digital Board of Regents meeting. COVID-19 Updates “The...

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Board of Regents discuss Woodcrest closure, warning by state accreditation

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor January 15, 2020

NKU’s Board of Regents (BoR) had its first meeting of the semester on Jan. 15. BoR discussed curriculum changes, Woodcrest Apartments closure and updates on NKU’s accreditation. NKU placed under...

Chief Justice Noah Cullen goes over amendment changes to the SGA constitution.

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

Noelle Horn, Asst. News Editor November 19, 2019
At Monday’s SGA meeting, two committee chairs were reappointed and Chief Justice Noah Cullen went over amendments to the constitution.
Andra' R. Ward, vice chair and NKU President Ashish Vaidya.

Board of Regents discuss renovation plans across campus

Renovations needed for multiple buildings on campus were discussed at Wednesday’s meeting
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...

The Board of Regents meeting on September 11th.

Board of Regents announces new residence hall and new pizzeria

The first meeting of the semester brought important announcements
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.
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