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First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died

First female chair of NKU’s Board of Regents recently died

Rachel Smith, News Editor September 25, 2020

Alice Sparks, first woman to chair NKU’s Board of Regents and first female chair of a Kentucky public university, has recently died, administrators announced in a campus-wide email today.  “Her...

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Provost updates campus on COVID-19 protocols

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands updated campus in an email now that fall semester 2020 is underway
Noelle Horn, News Editor August 18, 2020

In an email sent out this afternoon, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands updated campus on COVID-19 quarantine protocols, where to receive free facial coverings and ways to maintain healthy practices.  COVID-19...

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15

Dr. Dannie Moore to leave NKU July 15

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief June 25, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya announced today in a campus-wide email that Dr. Dannie Moore, assistant vice president for student affairs, is joining Eastern Kentucky University as its Vice President for Strategic...

The walk path between Nunn Hall  and Founders Hall.

Vaidya announced NKU fall 2020 plans: hybrid classes, social distancing

Classes in the fall can be in-person, fully online, hybrid or a mix of online and scheduled meeting times
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor June 15, 2020

NKU will resume some in-person class meetings in fall 2020, President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide email Monday afternoon. The fall semester will start on August 17, 2020, as scheduled....

The site of the new dorms as seen on May 23, 2020.

New housing option breaks ground

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 28, 2020

Construction on the new residential building broke ground for the first time since University Suites in 2003. The soon to be five-story, 77,200 square foot building will be positioned along Kenton Drive...

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Provost Sue Ott Rowlands to step down December 31

Rowlands will complete the upcoming fall semester to ensure a smooth transition
Rachel Smith, News Editor May 27, 2020

Sue Ott Rowlands will step down as provost and executive vice president of academic affairs on December 31, 2020. A national search for her successor will begin in early June, and the position will be...

A view of Loch Norse.

Provost announces Fall semester hybrid approach

Semester to open in stages throughout the summer
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 19, 2020
Provost Sue Ott Rowlands announced recommendations for campus to undergo a hybrid approach to the Fall 2020-21 semester.
Regents Chair Lee Scheben and President Dr. Ashish Vaidya at a Board of Regents meeting Nov. 14, 2018.

Board of regents discuss tuition freeze, new majors, research misconduct

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor May 14, 2020

During its May meeting, the Board of Regents discussed a research misconduct proposal from the Faculty Senate along with announcements of tuition freezes, new majors and programs and a new residence hall...

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

Campus buildings to be used for COVID-19 first responders, quarantine

Billy Keeney, News Editor April 9, 2020

Campus buildings will be used as a place for first responders to take a break from work, or quarantine themselves as their families stay “healthy at home” during the pandemic, according to an email...

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NKU announces that classes will move online amid coronavirus concerns

The World Health Organization classified the virus as a pandemic earlier today
Billy Keeney, News Editor March 11, 2020

Due to the nationwide outbreak of coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, NKU announced that spring break will be extended through Saturday, March 21, and a majority of instruction will transition to...

Rachel Roberts, democratic nominee for Kentucky State Representative for District 67, poses for a photo with SGA members.

SGA gets visit from state representative nominee, update on enrollment strategy

Billy Keeney, News Editor February 18, 2020

On Monday, SGA had an update on the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan (SEMP) for the 2020 to 2024 school years and got a visit from Rachel Roberts, the Democratic candidate for the Kentucky District...

Senator Joe Baker advocating for changes in the library during Monday's meeting.

Library improvements, accreditation solutions discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 11, 2020

Comments on library improvement Dean of Steely Library Andrea Falcone joined SGA’s open session for members to voice concerns and pitch ideas to improve Steely Library.  Committee Chairwoman of...

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