The Northerner

Funding shortfall forces NKU to cut 100 positions

The NKU Board of Regents approved the budget for the coming year, which includes cutting more than 100 staff and faculty positions. This photo is from the April 27 board meeting.

Matt Sexton, Political Editor

May 19, 2016

Reduced state funding coupled with increased payments to state retirement will force NKU to cut 100 faculty and staff positions.NKU's Board of Regents unanimously approved the budget plan Wednesday proposed by President Geoffrey Mearns. The plan will eliminate 37 faculty positions. Of those, 31 are...

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