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Governor Matt Bevin speaks at the Health Innovation Center dedication Oct. 17, 2018.

Governor Bevin signs House Bill 1 into law

Billy Keeney, News Editor July 28, 2019

Governor Matt Bevin joined state legislators and stakeholder groups in Frankfort, Kentucky Wednesday, July 24, to officially sign House Bill 1 into law—which was passed by the General Assembly in special...

Signs hung on wall outside the Student Union on April 12.

Free speech: Kentucky bill aims to broaden protest laws

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor April 3, 2019

Freedom of speech is a pillar of American democracy, and because of it, every American has the right to openly express themselves—that doesn’t mean everyone has the right to express themselves wherever...

President Dr. Ashish Vaidya is sworn in as NKUs sixth president by Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Michelle Keller.

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as...

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
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.
Gov. Matt Bevin gave his State of the Commonwealth and budget address in Frankfort on Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Funding retirement system means cuts for school and math center, NKU still to pay $31 million for pensions
Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor January 16, 2018
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.
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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