August 9, 2019— - Northern Kentucky University celebrates the beginning of a new academic year with the Fall Convocation for faculty and staff on Monday, August 12 at 1 p.m.
President Ashish Vaidya will welcome the NKU community back to campus and celebrate the university’s successes over the past year. The address will look ahead to update new initiatives to promote student success, including Further, Faster: The Campaign for NKU.
Department of History and Geography Professor Dr. Debra Meyers will be conferred as the Frank Sinton Milburn Outstanding Professor. The Milburn Award recognizes outstanding achievement across NKU’s mission. The president will introduce Bonita Brown, vice president and chief strategy officer, who will lead the implementation of the university’s strategic framework, Success by Design.
President Vaidya will also introduce the three new deans– Dr. Hassan HassabElnaby in the Haile/ US Bank College of Business, Judith Daar in the Chase College of Law and Andrea Falcone in the W. Frank Steely Library.
The Convocation address will also be broadcast live online at president.nku.edu/streaming.html.
The first day of classes at NKU is August 19, 2019. For more information on our back to school activities, visit the Victorfest website.
About NKU: Founded in 1968, we are a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit nku.edu.