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Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

Amid pension crisis, Beshear offers hope

What went wrong and what's next?
Billy Keeney, News Editor January 29, 2020

After Kentucky educators marched on Frankfort on April 2, 2018 in the wake of the final approval of Senate Bill 151 (SB 151), the controversial proposal was later overturned by the Kentucky Supreme Court...

Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort.

Budget provision would let colleges fire tenured faculty

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor March 29, 2018
Is tenure in trouble? A late addition to the Kentucky state budget would allow universities to fire tenured faculty when cutting programs.

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.
Interim Pres. Gerard St. Amand said that pension contributions have increased in the last decade, but benefits for employees have not.

Amand: Pension costs “biggest hurdle” for NKU budget

Interim president says increasing payments for same benefits is hurting employees, university
Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor November 8, 2017
"This is the biggest, biggest hurdle to anything that we can do to try to fix our budget situation, and for the state as a whole,” Amand said at a Board of Regents meeting Wednesday.
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