Thursday, May 26, 2016

NKU Orders $8M In Budget Cuts, Layoffs - Mike Perleberg, Eagle Country Online

Northern Kentucky University is being forced to slash jobs and expenses. An $8 million budget gap caused the university’s Board of Regents to vote for the elimination of 105 full-time jobs Wednesday. Those positions include 37 faculty members and 68 staff members. Only six of the faculty positions are currently filled and those vacant will remain so. The cuts will begin on July 1. The move comes as state lawmakers reduced NKU’s funding by $2.1 million for the next fiscal year. “We are very mindful of the impact that our decisions have on our faculty and staff – both professionally and personally.

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