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Student: ‘I didn’t want there to be a girl after me’

Student: ‘I didn’t want there to be a girl after me’

Sam Rosenstiel and Mackenzie Manley

April 11, 2018


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As a freshman, she was self-conscious and lonely—qualities she believes were later taken advantage of by Dr. Randy Pennington, NKU’s choral studies director.

Choral director steps down after sexual harassment investigation

Choral director steps down after sexual harassment investigation

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor and Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


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SOTA Choral Studies Director Dr. Randy Pennington resigned on Friday after a university investigation found he violated its sexual harassment policy. Four students and a faculty member brought concerns to the university last October, and Pennington was put on administrative leave pending a Title IX investigation on Oct. 23.

Interim president St. Amand addresses Standen’s departure

Interim president St. Amand addresses Standen’s departure

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


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In response to media coverage of former Chase Dean Jeffery Standen’s departure, Interim President Gerard St. Amand sent a letter to the campus community to clarify information regarding the case.  Standen resigned in December after a university investigation revealed that he violated NKU’s Val...

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief and Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 23, 2018


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Chase Law Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned in December after a university investigation found he violated NKU's Values and Ethical Responsibilities policy by creating “an unhealthy culture of fear, intimidation and bullying” in his office.

After harassment complaints, Chase Dean resigned in December, could return as professor in fall

After harassment complaints, Chase Dean resigned in December, could return as professor in fall

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, News

Chase Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned after three women, two of them students, complained of sexual harassment to the university, according to an investigation by The Cincinnati Enquirer. Standen will stay on as a professor in fall.

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