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Vaidya: virtual commencement, changes to spring break, other updates

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September 29, 2020

President Ashish Vaidya sent out an email this morning updating the NKU community on virtual commencement, a replacement for spring break and other announcements. Vaidya said the university made the...

Vaidya announces NKU will not rescind incoming student’s admission offer

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Vaidya said the comment, although hurtful and offensive, is protected under the First Amendment
June 11, 2020

Thursday afternoon, President Ashish Vaidya announced in a campus-wide video that NKU is not rescinding an incoming first-year student’s admission offer after they “explicitly stated racial superiority”...

NKU creates emergency fund to aid students impacted by coronavirus

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The fund has already raised over $6,300
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...

NKU employee, spouse self-quarantining with flu-like symptoms

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Spouse not tested for COVID-19, wasn’t deemed high risk by NKY Health Department
March 13, 2020

In a campus-wide email, President Ashish Vaidya said that an NKU employee is self-quarantining with flu-like symptoms. According to the email, the employee’s spouse was also sick but tested negative...

Provost announces more details on class transitions

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Provost Sue Ott Rowlands and President Ashish Vaidya made announcements regarding classes today
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...

NKU announces that classes will move online amid coronavirus concerns

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The World Health Organization classified the virus as a pandemic earlier today
March 11, 2020

Due to the nationwide outbreak of coronavirus, known officially as COVID-19, NKU announced that spring break will be extended through Saturday, March 21, and a majority of instruction will transition to...

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