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NKU President Ken Bothof gives his remarks during the press conference for the welcoming of the new Mens Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn.

Breaking: NKU Vice President and Director of Athletics Ken Bothof will retire June 30

Bothof has been Director of Athletics since August 2013
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 5, 2022

NKU Vice President and Director of Athletics Ken Bothof will retire effective June 30, 2022, a press release from NKU Athletics announced on Wednesday morning. Bothof’s retirement will conclude a...

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.
John Basalyga announced his retirement Dec. 6. Basalyga coached at NKU for 14 seasons

BREAKING: Basalyga retires as men’s soccer coach

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor December 6, 2016

Men's soccer coach John Basalyga announced he is retiring from his position at the end of the spring season. Basalyga has been coaching the Norse for the last 14 seasons. "It has been a tremendous honor...

Dr. Proctor stands in front of the Student Union, which is named after one of his dearest friends, former NKU President James Votruba.

Dr. Proctor leaving, but will always love NKU

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2016

His classes always started the same. A jump followed by hands held in the air.  "Now is the time when all cell phones go off, all communication with the external world ceases and at the drop of my...

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