In the coming months, we will continue to engage the campus to begin implementing many of the ideas and recommendations submitted by the campus that were critical to developing this important plan.
Your engagement is and will continue to be critical as we enter this important implementation phase as we continue to focus on the future success of our students, this university and or region.
NKU is committed to providing access to all individuals seeking a higher education.
Question: How do we ensure that more students from the region and beyond have access to an NKU education?
Access into higher education extends beyond academic preparation (grades and test scores) and the enrollment pipeline into higher education. Access also includes the community’s collective responsibility to prepare and support students’ transition into higher education through middle- and high-school preparation in college readiness, financial literacy, building students’ human and social capital, and establishing expectations to enroll in college, especially for marginalized groups (under-represented minorities, low income and/or academically deficient people).
NKU is committed to helping students complete their higher education goals.
Question: How do we ensure that more students, particularly those underrepresented in higher education, earn a degree, credential, or certificate in a timely manner from NKU?
Completion is an iterative process that establishes markers that students must successfully complete throughout the college lifecycle before proceeding to the next completion marker. These completion markers include:
NKU is committed to preparing students for productive careers and community engagement.
Question: How do we ensure that all NKU graduates are prepared for a successful career and to be engaged community members?
Career & community success is defined as the attainment and demonstration of competencies and skills necessary to transition as a productive member into the workforce or graduate studies. Regional economic and civic engagement. Career & community success is defined as the attainment and demonstration of competencies and skills necessary to transition as a productive member into the workforce or graduate studies. Regional economic and civic engagement.