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NKU President Ashish Vaidya is departing from presidency on Dec. 19, 2022.

UPDATE: What’s next for NKU, why Vaidya’s set to leave – Board of Regents Chair speaks

Emily Sisk, News Editor November 22, 2022

NKU may be lucky to have an interim president lined out by the beginning of 2023, according to Board of Regents Chair Rich Boehne. While the board plans to move as quickly as possible over the next...

Everything you need to know about NKUs budget deficit so far

Everything you need to know about NKU’s budget deficit so far

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor November 21, 2022

Northern Kentucky University announced an unexpected $18.7 million budget shortfall and the Reposition Plan to combat it at a budget and strategic meeting held Oct. 6. The news has rippled across the campus...

Board of Regents meeting: Finances, repositioning, impacts on students and faculty

Board of Regents meeting: Finances, repositioning, impacts on students and faculty

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor November 10, 2022

The Board of Regents met with the campus community in two sessions Wednesday, Oct. 9, where they discussed and approved several items regarding the Reposition Plan to tackle Northern Kentucky University's...

The Board of Regents met over Zoom on Jan. 19 to discuss research and department presentations, budget, recent events and staff changes.

Board of Regents: Research presentations, budget and recognizing retiring staff

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor January 20, 2022

The Board of Regents convened over Zoom for the first meeting of 2022 on Wednesday, Jan. 19. In two sessions, the board discussed presentations by faculty, staff and students, as well as budget, events...

Dr. Ashish Vaidya is NKUs sixth president.

President Vaidya’s contract gets renewed through 2026

Madison Plank, Managing Editor October 8, 2021

Thursday afternoon NKU’s Board of Regents unanimously passed a motion to renew the contract of President Ashish Vaidya.  The meeting started at 12:30 p.m. and went into executive session for around...

What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 14, 2021

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Governance Room was full of new faces at Monday’s SGA meeting. Six new senators and a new justice were appointed by Chief Justice Christopher Prince at Monday’s...

Board of Regents convened virtually to address COVID-19 updates, mental health and more.

Board of Regents: COVID-19 updates, new provost speaks, new mental health resource

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 11, 2021

With newly appointed Provost Matt Cecil in attendance, NKU’s Board of Regents convened for their second virtual meeting of the Spring 2021 semester on Founder’s Day. The meeting opened with a message...

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 NKUs 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...

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