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The second floor of the Student Union shortly after the pandemic was declared.

President announces furlough, salary reductions for new fiscal year

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 30, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced financial plans for Fiscal year 21 (FY21) which include furloughs, salary reductions and a hiring freeze in a letter sent to the NKU community on Monday. The President...

In this file photo, Audrey Wilson works with some of the students at the Early Childhood Center.

Early Childhood Center closing in June

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2018

In light of financial challenges, interim president Gerard St. Amand announced on Friday that the Early Childhood Center will close its doors by June 1, 2018, citing in a letter to the student body that...

Members of SGA met with lawmakers and rallied against proposed funding cuts in Frankfort on Feb. 6.

OPINION: Why I advocate for Kentucky universities

Hannah Edelen, secretary of public relations for NKU’s Student Government Association, joined hundreds of others across the Commonwealth on Tuesday at the state capitol to rally for higher education and stand against proposed funding cuts. Here’s why she advocates.
Hannah Edelen, Contributor February 7, 2018
Hannah Edelen, secretary of public relations for NKU’s Student Government Association, joined hundreds of others across the Commonwealth on Tuesday at the state capitol to rally for higher education and stand against proposed budget cuts. Here’s why she advocates.
SGA will attend the Rally for Higher Education on Tuesday Feb. 6.

SGA rallies against state cuts in Frankfort

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter February 6, 2018
After Gov. Matt Bevin’s recommendation to cut NKU’s funding on Jan. 16, the Student Government Association still hopes to arrive with the matched ferocity of 2017’s event.
Gov. Matt Bevin gave his State of the Commonwealth and budget address in Frankfort on Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Funding retirement system means cuts for school and math center, NKU still to pay $31 million for pensions
Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor January 16, 2018
Gov. Matt Bevin proposed a 7.7 percent or $3.9 million funding cut for Northern Kentucky University in his state of the Commonwealth address on Jan. 16.
A bill passed April 26 that freezes NKUs pension contribution rate for one year.

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor January 11, 2018
Interim pres. Gerard St. Amand said NKU’s state appropriations will be cut by $516,000 at a Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 10.
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