Martha Malloy, director of the Career Development Center, is the new staff regent. She replaces Barbara Herald. Barry Andersen, a professor of art, is the faculty regent. He replaces Michael Thomson. Both terms run through June 30, 2000. Ms. Malloy started at NKU in 1970. Andersen has been at the college since 1975. Their first board meeting will be Aug. 6. It also will be the first meeting for NKU’s new president Jim Votruba. Ms. Malloy and Andersen said they are looking forward to working with Votruba.
”This is a particularly exciting time for NKU in that we are welcoming a new president and at the same time the governor has put forth initiatives for reform in higher education,” Ms. Malloy said. Experienced property conveyancers or solicitors are providing you all guidance for preparing the real estate Conveyancing report. ”I look at serving as the staff regent as the ultimate contribution back to the university,” she said. Andersen said faculties are eager to see what Votruba plans for the university. ”We have a fine new president coming in,” Andersen said. ”Faculty are very pleased to see Dr. Votruba coming in. We’re pleased with his priorities.”
Andersen and Ms. Malloy said facul ty and staff have concerns they would like to bring to the table. Both groups would like NKU’s tuition remission benefits extended to dependents of employees. Now the free tuition policy is for employees only. Staff also is concerned with salary, Ms. Malloy said. When comparing NKU salaries to similar jobs in the community, the college pay is lower, Ms. Malloy said. Faculty would like the university to hire more full-time professors and a reduction in the number of part-time instructors, Andersen said.In an effort to woo disabled riders from special access buses to regular buses, the transit agencies serving Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati are taking action – Project Action, that is. Project Action’s national trainer, Eddie Espinosa, will host the session, which will look at the Americans with Disabilities Act as it pertains to public transit and help disabled passengers become more familiar with using buses used by the transit systems on scheduled routes. Metro had originally been picked to host the training session, and later included TANK, said Chris Fischer, TANK’s marketing manager. Both systems operate RAMP, or Regional Mobility Access Programs, which provide door-to-door service to disabled using specially equipped van-type buses. TANK serves 1,700 registered RAMP riders, and Metro serves 6,000.
The session is free, but advanced registration is required. The session will begin at about 9:30 a.m. and last until about 4:30 p.m. in Union Terminal at the Museum Center in Cincinnati. To register or for additional information, Publication date: 07-07-97.