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What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

Ryan Clifton, Reporter September 19, 2018
Protesters descended on Student Government Association’s Sept. 17 meeting to rally against the appointment of a justice accused of using derogatory language by a former SGA senator and former justice. Two state senators also spoke about university funding, and SGA passed a resolution for veterans.
NKUs sixth president Dr. Ashish Vaidya addresses students, staff and alumni at Fall Convocation, Aug. 13, 2018.

Convocation 2018: 3 takeaways from Vaidya’s first address as president

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor August 14, 2018
In his first address to NKU as its sixth president, Dr. Ashish Vaidya highlighted the hope he has for NKU’s growth, innovation and insight into the strategies that could make his goals a reality.
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.

Kentucky pension costs rise at expense of NKU employees, students

NKU invests more in Kentucky pension system for same employee benefits while students, faculty and staff lose out
Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor November 28, 2017
NKU’s pension costs increased by more than $15 million within the last decade, but the benefits for 800 pensioned staff have not changed. Administrators say something must be done to bring the money back to campus.
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