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NKU adds two academic holidays to spring semester

Facial coverings are required on campus as part of the 'Norse Nine.'

Rachel Smith, News Editor

October 6, 2020

Two additional academic holidays were added to the spring semester following feedback from the campus community, according to the COVID-19 Preparedness Team in a recent campus-wide email.  The two days—Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Thursday, April 1—will be considered holidays for students and faculty. The un...

Provost shares new online form for positive cases, triggers for campus closure

Students outside the SU on their first day back to campus.

Noelle Horn, News Editor

September 1, 2020

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands sent an email out this afternoon that includes a new online form for positive COVID-19 cases, information on when someone should quarantine and other educational information. “So far, our campus has been doing a great job of following the Healthy@NKU measures, and–at this poin...

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands to step down December 31


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 filled by January 1, 2021. Rowlands has been NKU’s provost since early 2014. She has served under...

NKU provost answers student questions

corona feature

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

April 6, 2020

On Monday afternoon, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands sent out a campus-wide email clarifying many of the questions the administration has received about current and future plans for the university in the wake of the current global pandemic. Future graduation Four commencement ceremonies will be held in December...

NKU allows students to opt-in pass/fail grading for semester

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Billy Keeney, News Editor

March 31, 2020

All undergraduate and graduate students will have the option to request a change from a letter grade to pass/fail for full-semester, second 7-week or third five-week classes, according to an email from Provost Sue Ott Rowlands. An email will be sent from the Registrar's office on April 13 that gives ...

COVID-19 reimbursement procedures for student, faculty, staff travel

corona feature

Billy Keeney, News Editor

March 18, 2020

NKU faculty and staff members with unrecoverable out-of-pocket travel expenses due to the coronavirus pandemic may seek reimbursement through the MyNKU Travel Module, according to a press release from Provost Sue Ott Rowlands. To apply for reimbursement, the release gave the following instructions: ...

Dr. Ginni Fair announced as dean of the College of Education

Dr. Ginni Fair will be the dean for the College of Education.

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2020

NKU has announced Dr. Ginni Fair as dean of the College of Education. Fair will join NKU on July 1, 2020. “The way we prepare educators for the classroom continues to evolve, and I’m excited to bring in best practices and new learning experiences to Northern Kentucky,” Fair said in a press release. ...

Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby named College of Business dean

Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby comes from University of Toledo after serving on staff for 16 years.

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

May 8, 2019

NKU announced Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby as the new dean for the Haile/US Bank College of Business on Wednesday. Before coming to NKU, Dr. HassabElnaby worked at the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation where he served as the associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research. HassabElnaby...

GALLERY: FUEL NKU moves to new home in Albright Center

FUEL NKU is now located in Albright Health Center 104.

Northerner Staff

February 12, 2019

FUEL NKU, the university's on-campus food pantry, has moved into a larger space in Albright Health Center 104.

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Sue Ott Rowlands