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Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

Undergraduate tuition is set to rise by $280 per year this fall as three university divisions are cut by $5.8 million to cover low enrollment and rising costs.

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

State cuts get funding band-aid, pension challenge grows urgent

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

The Kentucky legislature passed its final budget and a pension reform bill that leaves NKU in the black with more performance funding. But, it’s the unchanged pension cost administrators worry will send the university into the red.

What you missed at SGA April 2

What you missed at SGA April 2

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

The Student Government Association passed resolutions on textbooks, sexual assault resources and Muslim prayer rooms and read three other resolutions on Monday. Here’s what you missed at SGA on 4/2.

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Is tenure in trouble? A late addition to the Kentucky state budget would allow universities to fire tenured faculty when cutting programs.

Early Childhood Center closing in June

Early Childhood Center closing in June

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In light of financial challenges, interim president Gerard St. Amand announced on Friday that the Early Childhood Center will close its doors by June 1, 2018, citing in a letter to the student body that it has “been operating at a significant annual deficit for more than five years.” Accordi...

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


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

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.

Interim president St. Amand addresses Standen’s departure

Interim president St. Amand addresses Standen’s departure

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

In response to media coverage of former Chase Dean Jeffery Standen’s departure, Interim President Gerard St. Amand sent a letter to the campus community to clarify information regarding the case.  Standen resigned in December after a university investigation revealed that he violated NKU’s Val...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 5

What you missed at SGA Feb. 5

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, SGA

SGA listened to NKU’s interim president explain the budget situation and read a resolution to form an academic excellence committee.

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Gov. Matt Bevin proposed a 7.7 percent or $3.9 million funding cut for Northern Kentucky University in his state of the Commonwealth address on Jan. 16.

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

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

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

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.

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

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.

Restaurants, shopping, medical offices coming to Nunn Drive

Restaurants, shopping, medical offices coming to Nunn Drive

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

NKU announced on Monday plans to build new amenities and medical offices on Nunn Drive starting in mid-2018, bringing new restaurants, retail, apartments, and a 70,000 square-foot St. Elizabeth medical office to campus.

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