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Chris Calvert was announced as NKUs new CFO on Feb. 14.

NKU announces Cincinnati native as new CFO

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor February 14, 2024

Northern Kentucky University announced Chris Calvert as the new vice president for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) via a Feb. 14 press release.  Calvert will begin his...

NKU Chief Financial Officer to resign in January

NKU Chief Financial Officer to resign in January

Jeremy Alltop, NKU’s vice president for Administration and Finance/Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, has resigned from his position effective Jan. 2, 2024, according to an Oct. 30 announcement from...

Students at Fresh Fusion

Viewpoints: How has the tuition raise impacted students?

Larisa Pavlovic, Contributor September 12, 2023

In June, NKU’s Board of Regents unanimously agreed to raise tuition, parking, housing and dining rates for students in the 2023-2024 school year. This was one of the solutions NKU created to counter...

NKU to raise tuition by 3% for upcoming school year

NKU to raise tuition by 3% for upcoming school year

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor June 15, 2023

Northern Kentucky University will raise tuition by 3% for the 2023-2024 academic year, among other fee increases unanimously approved at this month’s Board of Regents meeting. The base tuition for...

Dr. Eddie Howard sits among the presidential cabinet at the March 15 Board of Regents Meeting.

Everything we know about VP Eddie Howard’s departure from NKU so far

Dr. Eddie Howard, vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, will be departing from NKU effective May 31. In a May 18 email from Interim President Bonita Brown, the news was released...

Coach Darrin Horn makes a surprised reaction to a play in a basketball game.

Men’s basketball coach $100k pay raise strikes a chord

Emily Sisk, News Editor April 29, 2023

Following a heroic season and dazzling NCAA tournament appearance, Men’s Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn renewed his contract with the university. The new contract will make Horn the highest paid coach...

NKU YSDA met with John Farrar in the University Center Feb. 8 on the budget situation and NKUs hiring practices.

“Their support for us has plummeted”: Faculty Senate president speaks on budget, hiring practices

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor February 18, 2023

Faculty Senate President John Farrar spoke with the Young Democratic Socialists of America’s (YDSA) NKU chapter at a Feb. 8 meeting about hidden factors behind the budget deficit. Farrar theorized...

Provost Matt Cecil, CFO Jeremy Alltop and Dr. Eddie Howard were among the administrators present at the student listening session.

Student listening session answers questions on repositioning, outsourcing health services

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor February 9, 2023

In an open student listening session held Feb. 8 in the Student Union, university administrators answered questions regarding the ongoing repositioning plan and a decision to outsource health services...

Gov. Andy Beshear stands for the National Anthem at Truist Arena on Jan. 28.

Gov. Beshear discusses appearance at NKU basketball game

Emily Sisk, News Editor February 2, 2023

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made a public appearance at NKU on Saturday, Jan. 28 when he attended the university’s homecoming basketball game.  In a Feb. 2 press conference, Beshear was asked...

Bonita Brown announced as NKU interim president

Bonita Brown announced as NKU interim president

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor January 18, 2023

Bonita Brown, previously vice president and chief strategy officer, was confirmed as Northern Kentucky University’s interim president at the Jan. 18 Board of Regents meeting. She was name dropped...

Bonita Brown, current vice president and chief strategy officer, has been at NKU since August 2019.

NKU name drops Bonita Brown as potential interim president

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 17, 2023

The Northerner will continue to provide updates on this breaking news story. Bonita Brown, current vice president and chief strategy officer, will be considered for NKU’s interim president position...

Students walk across the Northern Kentucky University campus plaza.

‘Who are we?’ NKU Faculty Senate releases statements urging transparency, inclusion amid transitions

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 5, 2022

NKU should decline the authorization of charter schools, consider faculty principles in its budget Repositioning Plan and conduct an open presidential search, according to statements released by NKU’s...

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