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The Bias Incident Response Team was introduced in a Zoom town hall discussion on Wednesday, April 21.

NKU creates Bias Incident Response Team for more supportive campus

Dung Nguyen, Reporter May 8, 2021

The Office of Inclusive Excellence introduced the Bias Incident Response Team in a public town hall discussion via Zoom on Wednesday, April 21. Based on Northern Kentucky University’s Bias Incident Response...

Campus community members are encouraged by NKU's Office of Inclusiveness Excellence to complete the 40-minute training session that is now available.

NKU introduces diversity, equity training; students, faculty react

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 3, 2021

This semester, NKU has announced Danielle McDonald as its inaugural Diversity Fellow, the appointment of Eddie Howard as Vice President of Student Affairs and new training from EVERFI on “diversity,...

Darryl Peal, Nicole Dillard, Caroline Macke and Bonita Brown discussed results of the campus climate survey

Campus survey suggests NKU needs more equity within students, faculty, staff

NKU’s campus conversation on the campus climate survey shared results on the survey and what they mean for inclusivity on campus
Noelle Horn, News Editor October 29, 2020

This afternoon NKU hosted a campus conversation on the campus climate survey with around 100 people in attendance. The panelists included Nicole Dillard, assistant professor of organizational leadership...

A fall view of Loch Norse.

Faculty senate: Title IX, pension, student disengagement

Noelle Horn, News Editor October 26, 2020

At the faculty senate’s October meeting, a presentation was given by the Office of Title IX on updated regulations, President Ashish Vaidya gave a brief update on the pension and Provost Sue Ott Rowlands...

NKU's Office of Title IX.

Mandatory online sexual assault training deadline extended to Nov. 15

Noelle Horn, News Editor October 19, 2020

This afternoon, Darryl Peal, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator sent out an email to NKU students notifying them that the deadline for the mandatory online sexual assault...

NKU's Office of Title IX.

NKU to require new mandatory sexual assault prevention training

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 17, 2020

All students must complete the new mandatory online training in sexual assault prevention by Oct. 16 in order to register for spring classes, according to NKU administrators in a recent campus-wide email.  Students...

The bike share rack outside Starbucks.

Coronavirus, race discussed at faculty panel

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 26, 2020

In a panel led by Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Darryl Peal, NKU faculty and administration talked about coronavirus, racism and future steps for improvement. Coronavirus related issues The...

Lucas Administrative Building seen from lawn in front of Griffin Hall.

Administration plans change following Floyd death

Chief Diversity Officer and Campus Police find a way to make the campus better
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 10, 2020

While the streets of Cincinnati’s downtown fill with the voices asking for a change in the systemic racism against Black people, NKU administration debates how they can help their Black students. “It...

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