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

Faculty senate passes resolution while petition calls for vaccine mandate

The university is aware of the resolution, but no policy regarding a vaccine mandate has been implemented at this time
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...

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

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...

Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort.

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor March 29, 2018
Is tenure in trouble? A late addition to the Kentucky state budget would allow universities to fire tenured faculty when cutting programs.
Chase Law Dean Jeffery Standen has been on leave since Nov. 17. He resigned in Dec. after a university investigation found that he created an unhealthy work environment.

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Chase Law Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned in December after a university investigation found he violated NKU's Values and Ethical Responsibilities policy by creating “an unhealthy culture of fear, intimidation and bullying” in his office.
Kevin Muentes Surrender.

FE18 showcases SOTA faculty’s versatility

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter January 15, 2018

“Surrender” depicts a woman on an old-style bike in a field blocked off by construction cones. The woman longs to ride into the landscape, but the white flag waving on the back of the bike signals...

Gelbwasser, new to the NKU music department,  will also be teaching foreign languages.

Music department gains new voices

Lizzie Kibler, Staff Reporter October 9, 2014

Two professors have arrived at NKU this year bringing new and exciting ideas such as operas and exhibitions. If you haven't met them yet, here is some information about who they are and where they come...

Saturn Batteries 2013 EP Ever Been In Love? is available on their Bandcamp, along with other releases from the band.

NKU grad student fronts MidPoint Music Fest veterans Saturn Batteries

Matt Spaulding, Features Editor September 24, 2014

Thursday night, Sept. 25, on Christian Moerlein’s indoor stage, Brad Gibson and his band Saturn Batteries will make their fourth Midpoint Music Festival appearance. Gibson, the band’s singer and guitar...

Lisa Koenig is the newest hall director in University Suites.

University Suites hall director expresses enjoyment with her new position

Andrea Carter, Staff Reporter August 28, 2014

This semester residents of University Suites will welcome Lisa Koenig as their new hall director. She is one of three new hall directors on campus this year. Koenig is a graduate from Clemson University...

Q & A with Northern Terraces new hall director

Q & A with Northern Terrace’s new hall director

Tori Lentz, Assistant News Editor August 19, 2014

NKU’s newest dorm Northern Terrace provided additional housing for residents and a new friendly face will be there to welcome all the new residents. The newest member of the University Housing staff,...

Two students view faculty members photographs as part of the current art exhibition.

Sneak a peek into this spring’s art exhibits

Carrie Crotzer, Contributing Writer January 30, 2014

Modern artistic expression using technology, bronze work and even mini waffle trucks are all a part of the eccentric range of pieces which can be found in the current Full and Part-time Visual Arts Faculty...

Administrative turnover sweeps campus

Administrative turnover sweeps campus

Maggie Pund and Kevin Schultz August 22, 2013

Are you unable to recognize some of the top administrative figures as you settle into your schedule this fall semester?   If not, it’s probably not just because of your fuzzy memory or those...

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