Northern Kentucky University names Dr. Ashish Vaidya of St. Cloud State University as sixth president

Northern Kentucky University announces Dr. Ashish Vaidya (ahh-SHEESH vi-DEE-ah) as the university’s sixth president. NKU’s Board of Regents unanimously elected Vaidya as president. He is expected to assume the role on July 1, 2018. Dr. Vaidya is currently serving as interim president of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. The presidential search committee, compiled of NKU Board of Regents...

NKU President Mearns to stay through commencement, Desmarais heads search committee

Staff report Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents Chair Rich Boehne provided an update Tuesday on the process to replace President Goeffrey S. Mearns. Mearns accepted the position of President of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana on Jan. 24. Boehne said that Mearns will continue to serve as the president through Spring Commencement on May 7. Prior to that date, NKU will name an interim...