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The Faculty Senate voted to amend some of the language in the statement on engagement at their May 5 meeting.

Faculty Senate engages Board of Regents on transparency, responsibility

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor May 7, 2023

The Faculty Senate voted to amend a statement on engagement with the Board of Regents on May 5, their last meeting of the semester. The senate originally discussed the possibility of a no-confidence...

Dr. Vanessa Hunn, Professor and Associate Dean in the College of Health and Human Services. (Provided by Hunn)

Faculty diversity at NKU an area to celebrate—and improve

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor April 20, 2023

Dr. Vanessa Hunn, a NKU professor and administrator, has spent her career climbing the rungs of higher education in the College of Health and Human Services as a Black woman and first-generation college...

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...

The Kentucky State Capitol building in Frankfort has seen much action regarding charter schools over the years.

Charter school decision approaches: What it means, both sides weigh in

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 8, 2022

NKU Board of Regents will decide if the university will become an authorizer for charter schools at their upcoming Dec. 13 meeting.  The board must respond either yes or no to becoming an authorizer,...

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...

A picture of two people at the HCSW in UC 440.

Faculty senate passes resolution while petition calls for vaccine mandate

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor September 24, 2021

The faculty senate recently passed a resolution in favor of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all students, faculty and staff at Northern Kentucky University. Meanwhile, an unrelated petition by a faculty...

CARES, enrollment, vaccine discussed at faculty senate

CARES, enrollment, vaccine discussed at faculty senate

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor January 25, 2021

The second faculty senate meeting of the semester covered enrollment, CARES funding, budget improvements, updates on the vaccine, pay cuts and an idea of what the administration hopes Fall 2021 looks like. Presidential...

NKUs Fine Arts Building

Faculty senate has first meeting of semester

Noelle Horn, News Editor August 31, 2020

This afternoon, the faculty senate had its first meeting of the semester in which new documents by the provost, faculty confusion regarding positive COVID-19 students and the university’s accreditation...

SGA senators voted to pass a resolution stating support for NKU DACA students.

SGA passes DACA solidarity resolution

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor October 24, 2017
SGA passed a resolution for solidarity with DACA recipients at their meeting on Oct. 23. Resolution 2017-2018.001 aims to establish NKU “as a safe community which fosters a positive learning environment and protects the rights and privacy of students on campus.”
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