The Northerner

Mearns outlines priorities, challenges

Mearns outlines priorities, challenges

Claire Higgins, Editor-in-chief

September 20, 2012

As we finish up our fifth week of school as students here at Northern Kentucky University, the new president is just about seven weeks into his “energizing” position. Geoff Mearns has spent that time learning, trying to meet the students and in a lot of meetings. The most challenging part of...

Former college athlete ready to run university

Former college athlete ready to run university

Matt Reed, Contributing writer

April 25, 2012

Few college students can say that they have a record-setting athlete at the helm of their university. Next fall, Northern Kentucky University students will be able to boast that they do. Geoffrey S. Mearns will succeed James Votruba as the president of NKU, effective Aug. 1, 2012. Mearns has a long...

NKU Welcomes Geoffrey Mearns

Mearns was announced president on April 17, 2012. He was ushered in nearly five years ago.

Claire Higgins, News editor

April 18, 2012

After a year-long search, sifting through hundreds of applications and hosting three campus visits, the Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents announced the university’s next president on the morning of April 17. Geoffrey Mearns, hailing from Cleveland State University in Ohio, will step...

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