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Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

It’s official! The new men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn stepped foot into his new home of BB&T Arena Thursday afternoon. The press conference opened with remarks from President Ashish Vaidya and NKU Athletic Director Ken Bothof—welcoming Horn and his family to the NKU community.

Five questions with the sixth president

Five questions with the sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Goad

April 1, 2019

He's traveled the world, taught at universities around the country and now that he's arrived at NKU, do you truly know Dr. Ashish Vaidya? The Northerner: Throughout all your travels, what’s been your favorite food? Dr. Ashish Vaiyda: "We are foodies, my family; we are food snobs ... we have extremel...

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as president on July 1, 2018, but was formally recognized during the installation. Vaidya thanked everyon...

Fact check: Is NKU MBB Coach Brannen leaving for Alabama?

Fact check: Is NKU MBB Coach Brannen leaving for Alabama?

Sierra Newton and Kane Mitten

March 25, 2019

Why are we even asking this question?  With being the second winningest coach in NKU history and taking two trips to the NCAA tournament as well as an NIT debut in the first three years of Division I eligibility, these types of talks come about.

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Pensions: Bills could freeze NKU’s payment or help school leave system

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

Another spring, another pension crisis. Universities across the commonwealth could soon feel the strain of Kentucky’s underfunded state retirement system through sweeping budget cuts. But as the legislative session draws to a close, two new bills are aimed at solving the pension quandary. One...

Local CEO to head Business College as interim dean

Local CEO to head Business College as interim dean

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

December 18, 2018

Johnna Reeder Kleymeyer, the founding CEO of Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati, has been brought on as interim dean of the Haile/US Bank College of Business.

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018

So far, President Ashish Vaidya said his core team has had over 1,700 face-to-face interactions with students, staff, faculty and community members through over 70 different “Talkshop” sessions.

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

Vaidya: After troubling events, NKU ‘no place for hate’

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

NKU president Dr. Ashish Vaidya called for a unified campus in light of recent violence around the country.

6 questions with NKU’s 6th president Dr. Ashish Vaidya

6 questions with NKU’s 6th president Dr. Ashish Vaidya

Mackenzie Manley & Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief & Copy Editor

November 9, 2017

Dr. Ashish Vaidya was named NKU’s sixth president on Thursday, and he will be sworn in as Northern Kentucky University’s sixth president on July 1, 2018. The father of two (three if you count Coco, his chihuahua) currently serves as interim president at St. Cloud University in Minnesota. Befo...

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