The Northerner

President announces furlough, salary reductions for new fiscal year

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

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 said the university is likely to face an $8 million deficit in the university’s budget. To prepare...

Early Childhood Center closing in June

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

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 it has “been operating at a significant annual deficit for more than five years.” Accordi...

OPINION: Why I advocate for Kentucky universities

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

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 rallies against state cuts in Frankfort

SGA will attend the Rally for Higher Education on Tuesday Feb. 6.

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.

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Gov. Matt Bevin gave his State of the Commonwealth and budget address in Frankfort on Tuesday night.

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.

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

A bill passed April 26 that freezes NKU's pension contribution rate for one year.

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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