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What you missed at SGA: Last presidential visit and first resolution

What you missed at SGA: Last presidential visit and first resolution

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor December 6, 2022

At their last meeting of the semester, the Student Government Association saw a short visit from President Ashish Vaidya before his departure on Dec. 19 and a reading of the 2022-2023 administration’s...

What you missed at SGA: Addressing budget deficit and athletic programs

What you missed at SGA: Addressing budget deficit and athletic programs

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor November 1, 2022

Top university officials spoke at this week’s Student Government Association meeting about the $18.7 million deficit and listened to student concerns, an inaugural move for a series of student listening...

NKU responds to $18.7 million deficit at budget meeting

NKU responds to $18.7 million deficit at budget meeting

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor October 8, 2022

In light of an unexpected revenue shortfall, university officials announced widespread reductions in spending to counter the deficit at a meeting with the campus community Thursday afternoon. Among...

President Ashish Vaidya spoke at the Spring Forum on April 27.

President’s Spring Forum: Semester highlights, budget, enrollment and challenges for fall

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor April 28, 2022

At the Spring Forum held April 27 in the Student Union ballroom, President Ashish Vaidya discussed highlights of the Spring 2022 semester, addressed budget and enrollment, and offered a look toward the...

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NKU’s Sunrise Movement brings a call to action for more sustainability

Madison Plank, Managing Editor July 17, 2021

A petition to make NKU more sustainable is in the works to be delivered to NKU President Ashish Vaidya in the near future.  NKU’s Sunrise Movement, an organization that fights for economic and environmental...

CARES, enrollment, vaccine discussed at faculty senate

CARES, enrollment, vaccine discussed at faculty senate

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor January 25, 2021

The second faculty senate meeting of the semester covered enrollment, CARES funding, budget improvements, updates on the vaccine, pay cuts and an idea of what the administration hopes Fall 2021 looks like. Presidential...

The Board of Regents had their November meeting this afternoon via Zoom

Board of Regents: members of staff congress discuss pension, presidential comments

Noelle Horn, News Editor November 11, 2020

In their November meeting, the Board of Regents heard from the staff congress pension committee, President Ashish Vaidya gave his presidential comments among other updates. Presentation by staff congress...

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NKU creates emergency fund to aid students impacted by coronavirus

Billy Keeney, News Editor March 17, 2020

NKU has launched a Student Emergency Fund to support student success during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a press release.  The release said NKU’s fund focuses on supporting student needs...

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Coronavirus updates: graduation, refunds, online classes

Natalie Hamren and Billy Keeney March 16, 2020

The Northerner interviewed President Ashish Vaidya Monday morning to ask questions about online courses, commencement, refunds and more.  Online classes Vaidya said a formal announcement will be released...

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Provost announces more details on class transitions

Billy Keeney and Natalie Hamren March 12, 2020

Following President Ashish Vaidya’s announcement yesterday that NKU will move to alternative delivery for instruction, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands informed faculty and staff in an email that workgroups...

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Study abroad trips canceled due to Coronavirus

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor March 6, 2020

Two study abroad programs scheduled for spring break have been canceled due to confirmed Coronavirus cases in the destination areas, according to NKU Education Abroad officials.  President Ashish Vaidya,...

FILE: A view from Loch Norse.

NKU invites the community into its classrooms

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor January 28, 2020

Students may see a few new faces in their classes on Feb. 4 and 5.  NKU is opening select courses to the community for free as part of its annual “Making Teaching Public” celebration. The courses...

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