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Dr. Cady Short-Thompson exits the presidential installation in Truist Arena on Friday.

“It’s about time”: NKU holds inauguration for first woman president

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor April 26, 2024

Dr. Cady Short-Thompson was officially celebrated as Northern Kentucky University's seventh president in a packed house at Truist Arena Friday afternoon. The president was welcomed with multiple standing...

President Cady Short-Thompson talks with The Northerner in the presidential conference room.

President by day, professor by night

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor March 27, 2024

While NKU President Cady Short-Thompson has only been in her presidential role since October of 2023, she will be adding another responsibility to her to-do list in the fall: professor. Short-Thompson...

Two slates have announced they are running for SGA presidency: Lucy Burns/Collin Jarrell (left) and Tyana Rasberry/Bryanna Hall (right).

Two slates running for student government presidency

Emily Sisk, Managing Editor March 26, 2024

The annual Student Government Association (SGA) elections are around the corner, with voting taking place on March 27-28. Two slates have announced their campaign for the president/vice president seats:...

Shreya Acharya serves as the International Student Union President.

International Student Union President inspires leadership and inclusivity

Aedom Worku, Contributor October 9, 2023

In the bustling heart of NKU, a dedicated and dynamic leader has been making waves in the world of international student affairs. Shreya Acharya serves as the president of the International Student...

Bonita Brown inside her office.

What’s next for Bonita Brown?

Braden White and Mildred Nguyen October 6, 2023

With Dr. Cady Short-Thompson, Northern Kentucky University’s seventh president, in office effective Oct. 2, interim president Bonita Brown looks toward her next steps. Toward future tasks For starters,...

Interim President Bonita Brown (left) served as the first female in a presidential role at NKU. Cady Short-Thompson (right) will be the university’s first female president.

“She’s one of us:” Key campus figures react to new president

Emily Sisk, Killian Baarlaer, Mildred Nguyen, and Braden White September 13, 2023

After a search spanning several months, NKU has named Dr. Cady Short-Thompson as its seventh president.  Short-Thompson started her career at NKU as a professor in the communication department and...

Dr. Ashish Vaidya (2017-2022) left, Bonita Brown (2023-present) center. The successing president will be announced Sept. 13.

Presidential search to come to an end tomorrow?

Killian Baarlaer, Arts and Life Editor September 12, 2023

NKU’s search for its seventh president has been conducted in confidentiality over the last several months to ensure the strongest pool of candidates be considered for the post. With the long and winding...

NKUs potential new president will be voted on at the Sept. 13 Board of Regents meeting.

BREAKING: NKU new president to be voted on

Emily Sisk and Braden White September 11, 2023

The potential new president of NKU will be voted on and introduced at the Wednesday, Sept. 13 Board of Regents meeting, according to an NKU press release. If approved, the individual will become the...

Vice president candidate Lucy Burns (left) and president candidate Isaiah Phillips (right) after being announced 2023-2024 SGA president and vice president in March.

Phillips and Burns named 2023-2024 SGA president, VP

Emily Sisk, News Editor March 30, 2023

Isaiah Phillips and Lucy Burns were announced as the 2023-2024 SGA presidential election winners on Thursday night, receiving 319 votes. Isaiah Phillips is a sophomore psychology and sociology double...

SGA presidential candidate slates include Isaiah Phillips/Lucy Burns (top) and Ragan Savage/Gracie Copfer (bottom).

Candidates preview: Who is running for SGA presidential election?

Emily Sisk, News Editor March 27, 2023

The season of SGA presidential elections is upcoming, with the presidential debate being held Tuesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. in SU 107A and available via Instagram live at The Northerner’s Instagram account....

Januarys Board of Regents meeting saw the appointment of a new provost and plans for a new Welcome Center.

NKU Presidential Search Committee framework approved

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor March 16, 2023

The Presidential Search Committee received unanimous approval from the Board of Regents at their meeting this week for a multiphase operational framework. The committee is entrusted with conducting...

Bonita Brown inside her office.

Three things you might not know about Interim President Bonita Brown

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor February 24, 2023

Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Bonita Brown was approved as Northern Kentucky University’s interim president at a January Board of Regents meeting, following Dr. Ashish Vaidya’s departure...

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