The Northerner

Another benefit of the plant selection in the gardens is that they are designed to be colorful throughout the year—keeping the campus aesthetically pleasing during every season.

Board of Regents swear in new regent, discuss COVID-19’s impact on enrollment, budget

Noelle Horn, News Editor September 9, 2020

The Board of Regents’ September meeting began with the swearing in of a new regent, Ken Perry. Perry was appointed by Governor Andy Beshear for a six-year term and replaced Terry Mann, whose term expired. Perry...

President Ashish Vaidya addresses students, faculty and staff at a spring forum event on April 18, 2019.

Spring forum: Vaidya talks new plans, budget and enrollment

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor April 22, 2019

President Ashish Vaidya hosted a spring forum Thursday, April 18, to a crowd of staff, faculty and students alike. Vaidya talked briefly about enrollment, the 2020 fiscal year budget and upcoming university...

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Enrollment is up, online classes boost new numbers

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor January 17, 2019

On Jan. 16, NKU’s Board of Regents gathered for their first meeting of 2019. After a fall semester that fell short of enrollment expectations, President Ashish Vaidya was pleased to announce some changes...

Whiteboard Wednesday encourages students to share answers to a weekly question.

What’s with the whiteboards? NKU looks for feedback

Strategic framework team seeks input in more ways than one
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.
There are 1,250 less students enrolled at NKU now than in 2011. For every 13 that enrolled then, only 12 enroll now.

How NKU fights its shrinking enrollment

There are 1,250 less students at NKU now than seven years ago. For every 13 students that enrolled then, 12 enroll now.
Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor October 24, 2018
Continued decline in enrollment could lead to further shortfalls, which means less spending on everything. This year’s shortfall occurred because NKU estimated the enrollment decline on historic data— but is there a precedent?
NKUs Student Union

Board of Regents combat enrollment dip, form student success team

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor September 15, 2018
Enrollment is down by an estimated 4 percent this semester and that has affected our spending for the same period. President Ashish Vaidya believes by recruiting and retaining 540 students NKU can make up for this.
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