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Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Honors dean says college a ‘sandbox’ for innovation

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

September 10, 2018


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Eleven years ago, Dr. James Buss taught three to four sections of United States History to the Civil War every semester. Each class had anywhere from 70 to 500 students in it. And every time he taught the course, it was the exact same.

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018


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The second floor of Founders Hall is home to NKU’s newest college: the Honors College. Once serving to bridge the gap between disciplines and creating advanced curriculum for both students and faculty, it has been deemed an important component in NKU’s future successes.

New college, new dean: Honors aims for visibility, diversity

New college, new dean: Honors aims for visibility, diversity

Natalie Hamren, Asst. News Editor

January 16, 2018


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NKU’s previous Honors Program has shifted; it is now the Honors College, headed by its inaugural dean, Dr. James Buss. The new college hopes to grow in size, create a more diverse, inclusive environment and potentially gain national recognition.  

First Dean of Honors College named

First Dean of Honors College named

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 9, 2018


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NKU named Dr. James Buss as the founding Dean of the Honors College on Tuesday.

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