Geoffrey Mearns http://wmub.org en NKU fires AD, will conduct national search for replacement http://wmub.org/post/nku-fires-ad-will-conduct-national-search-replacement <p>Northern Kentucky University has fired athletic director Scott Eaton.&nbsp; University President Geoffrey Mearns said in a letter to the Board of Regents Monday that Eaton was terminated for failure to comply with NKU's ethical principles and code of conduct.&nbsp; Mearns said the information he received required a swift and decisive response.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br><strong>Mearns laid out this timeline in his letter:</strong><br> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:27:49 +0000 Mark Heyne 10427 at http://wmub.org Decreased state funding, online institutions among challenges for NKU http://wmub.org/post/decreased-state-funding-online-institutions-among-challenges-nku <P>Classes begin Monday for students at Northern Kentucky University. Today the president had a message for the people who will teach them.</P> <P>Nearly four months to the minute after being named president, Geoffrey Mearns stood before faculty and administrators at today's convocation and looked forward. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 19:46:38 +0000 Ann Thompson 2681 at http://wmub.org Decreased state funding, online institutions among challenges for NKU