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St. Amand to be considered for interim president

A file photo of Gerard St. Amand, who will be recommended as interim president of Northern Kentucky University during the next board of regents meeting.

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2017

Gerard St. Amand will be recommended to serve as interim president of Northern Kentucky University by Board of Regents chair Rich Boehne. Boehne made the announcement during an update on the presidential search process on NKU's website Monday. Boehne said he will make the proposal during the March...

BREAKING: Mearns to leave after spring commencement

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns during Tuesday's Board of Regents meeting.

Mackenzie Manley, Managing Editor

February 14, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- President Geoffrey Mearns will leave Northern Kentucky University after spring commencement on May 7. An interim president is expected to be named before May, according to a letter sent Tuesday from Board of Regents Chair Rich Boehne.  The email said that the Board of Regent...

UPDATE: Campus reacts to Mearns’ departure

NKU President Mearns awarding two middle school girls a trip around campus and Cincinnati during during his 2015 Spring Convocation. President Mearns spoke about the past year and the upcoming year in the Student Union Ballroom on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

The Northerner Staff

January 24, 2017

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- President Geoffrey Mearns will leave Northern Kentucky University after four years, the university announced Tuesday, and the campus community was shocked by news of his departure. Mearns was hired at Ball State University to serve as their 17th president, an announcement made at the Muncie, Indiana campus at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mearns notified the Board of Regents tha...

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