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NKU students will travel to the Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 29 for a rally against anti-DEI bills.

SGA invites students to rally against anti-DEI legislation

Braden White and Emily Sisk February 28, 2024

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is inviting students to a rally opposing legislation which seeks to dismantle universities’ diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. SGA...

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, KY.

Redistricting lawsuit alleges ‘excessive splitting’ in Campbell and Boone Counties

Mark Payne, LINK nky politics and government reporter January 25, 2022

The new legislative and congressional maps in Kentucky became law last week, but only after Governor Andy Beshear vetoed the statehouse and congressional districts. He did not act on the senate maps. The...

Gerard St. Amand, center, at a Board of Regents meeting Sept. 6. A bill passed April 26 that freezes NKUs pension contribution rate for one year.

Pension freeze stalls cuts, buys NKU time

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor May 2, 2018
A bill to freeze NKU’s pension payment, which was set to soar to $31 million, passed April 26, interim president Gerard St. Amand told regents Wednesday.
Budget cuts: 5 things to know about NKU’s situation

Budget cuts: 5 things to know about NKU’s situation

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor March 13, 2018
Based on cuts proposed by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, NKU could lose over $3 million in state appropriations, including all funds for the Kentucky Center for Mathematics.
Members of SGA met with lawmakers and rallied against proposed funding cuts in Frankfort on Feb. 6.

OPINION: Why I advocate for Kentucky universities

Hannah Edelen, Contributor February 7, 2018
Hannah Edelen, secretary of public relations for NKU’s Student Government Association, joined hundreds of others across the Commonwealth on Tuesday at the state capitol to rally for higher education and stand against proposed budget cuts. Here’s why she advocates.
SGA will attend the Rally for Higher Education on Tuesday Feb. 6.

SGA rallies against state cuts in Frankfort

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter February 6, 2018
After Gov. Matt Bevin’s recommendation to cut NKU’s funding on Jan. 16, the Student Government Association still hopes to arrive with the matched ferocity of 2017’s event.
Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget address will be broadcast live on KET at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Cuts to come? Lawmakers, NKU wait for Bevin’s budget

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor January 12, 2018
State representatives and NKU officials believe $516,000 or more in state funding will be cut in Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget address, which is scheduled for Jan. 16.
A bill passed April 26 that freezes NKUs pension contribution rate for one year.

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor January 11, 2018
Interim pres. Gerard St. Amand said NKU’s state appropriations will be cut by $516,000 at a Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 10.
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