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The Student News Site of Ashland University

The Collegian

Professor of Mathematics, Gordon Swain, addresses concerns over the handling of faculty contracts. In the April 14 Faculty Senate meeting.

Budget Update: Faculty cuts continue to be made at the end of the semester

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor April 28, 2023

By the end of the fiscal year, the budget deficit is expected to land at the $2.7 million mark initially approved by the Board of Trustees, according to AU President Dr. Carlos Campo. “It looks like...

Dan McDonald, chair of Art and Design, addresses concerns over department chair compensation.

Faculty senate discusses contract issues in April meeting

Nicholas Stupka, Reporter April 21, 2023

Faculty Senate met in the Ronk Lecture Hall of the Dwight Schar College of Education and discussed concerns over the examinations of faculty contracts and summer pay for department chairs in this month’s...

Day of Giving donations exceed previous years efforts.

Day of Giving 2023 Exceeds all Expectations!

Bryce Shafer, Design Editor March 30, 2023

The annual tradition that started in 2016 with less than 100 donors has met and exceeded its goal of $300,000 by an extra $54,000 given by 678 donors ranging from alumni to former staff such as Margaret...

Hole in the wall with new room for tutoring

Archer Library 7th floor renovations underway

William Currier, Reporter March 2, 2023

Archer Library renovations on the 7th floor will focus on many aspects of student life, and the faculty will put in more tutoring areas and a hangout spot for students. “We are revitalizing the floor....

Lennon greeting everyone at student senate

Student Senate discusses hard liquor policy, pricing increase amidst budget

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor February 3, 2023

Ashland University Student Senate discussed a “slight” change to the hard liquor policy on campus and pricing increases in student dining, in addition to the ongoing budget deficit. During the last...

Lennon greeting everyone at student senate

Student Senate discusses changes in library hours

Abigail Hassenzahl, Reporter January 26, 2023

The Ashland University Student Senate met to discuss budget cuts, library hours, the Celebration of Excellence Ball, and the possibility of holding future commencement ceremonies at Niss. Public Relations...

Aud from stage center facing audience (1)

Student center auditorium goes purple after renovations

Logan Gray, Reporter January 26, 2023

Purple and gray now dress the Student Center Auditorium after a renovation that spanned from early December through mid January. According to vice president of operations and planning Rick Ewing, the...

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What does a deficit mean for student experience?

Sean Repuyan, Design Editor January 20, 2023

The recent news of the budget deficit for the 2022-2023 academic year has rocked the campus of Ashland University. After AU President Dr. Carlos Campo revealed the true deficit, those faculty and staff...

Talks continue about the impact of the budget deficit and how it will affect the future of AU, students, staff members, and faculty.

Budget cuts have impact on campus, AU staff numbers begin to decrease

Katelyn Meeks, Managing Editor January 19, 2023

On Monday, 13 to 14 full-time staff members were notified that their jobs were being eliminated as part of the deficit reduction plan, with the total reaching 20 by semester's end, AU President Dr. Carlos...

Faculty went over issues such as the budget deficit and formation of two working groups.

Faculty senate discusses budget deficit

Nicholas Stupka, Reporter December 11, 2022

Enrollment shortfalls across Ashland University programs are pushing the 2023 budget deficit higher and two groups are looking at ways to close the gap, AU President Dr. Carlos Campo told the Faculty Senate...

Faculty Senate questions interim provost about cuts

Zack Lemon October 8, 2014

Doug Fiore, Ashland University’s interim provost, spoke to faculty senate last Friday, attempting to explain and clarify the issues surrounding the faculty cuts made. Several students as well as extra...

Student Senate Vice President Brent Rossman was one of the students to question Ashland administration during the annual Student Senate Speak Up.  

Students Speak-Up: Pepper AU administration with questions about faculty cuts

Zack Lemon October 8, 2014

Ashland University barely avoided not being able to pay its employees over the summer, according to Interim President William Crothers.Crothers was speaking to a packed Hawkins Conard Student Center auditorium...

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