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The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

President Aoun stands behind a podium at the 2022 President’s Convocation. Aoun was the eighth highest-paid private college president in the U.S. during FY 2022 with a total compensation of roughly $2.7 million.

Aoun ranked eighth highest-paid private college president in US, new report finds

Eli Curwin, editor-in-chief February 27, 2024

President Joseph E. Aoun was the eighth highest-paid private college president in the country during the university’s 2022 fiscal year, according to a recently-published analysis of private college presidents’...

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Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun makes a statement in 2020. In his annual address to faculty senate, Aoun spoke for the first time about the universitys response to the expected demographic cliff of students applying to college.

Northeastern received largest number of applications of any private university in 2023, Aoun says in annual address to faculty senate

Ethan Wayne, news staff February 20, 2024

In President Joseph E. Aoun’s annual address to the faculty senate Feb. 14, he gave his impression of the landscape of higher education, including where he sees the Northeastern brand and system headed...

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The Northeastern University Faculty Senate office, located in Ryder Hall. Thomas Nedell presented detailed updates on the financial state of the university to the faculty senate Jan. 31.

Northeastern faculty senate updated on growing operational revenue during latest meeting

Ethan Wayne, news staff February 8, 2024

Northeastern’s operating revenue continues to grow at a significantly faster pace than other private universities across the country, and the university remains in good financial health, according to...

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Students sit around a scroll at the Dec. 1 sit-in on the second floor of Curry Student Center. Three students charged with Code of Student Conduct violations after the sit in were found responsible last week.

3 students placed on deferred suspension following Dec. 1 Huskies for a Free Palestine sit-in

Emily Spatz and Laura Emde January 31, 2024

All three students charged with violations of the Code of Student Conduct after a Huskies for a Free Palestine sit-in Dec. 1 were found responsible in their hearings with the Office of Student Conduct...

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A group of prospective students and parents stop at Krentzman Quadrangle during an admissions tour. Northeastern received a record-breaking number of applications for fall 2024.

Northeastern undergraduate applications surge, breaking record for 2024

Val O’Neill, deputy campus editor January 29, 2024

Northeastern recorded yet another record-breaking number of undergraduate applicants for the 2024-25 academic year, receiving 98,373 applications for fall 2024, according to a Northeastern Global News,...

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Ted Landsmark, Libby Adler, Karl Reid and Matthew Lee (left to right) lead a discussion about maintaining diversity on campus without affirmative action. The SCOTUS ruling left many questions and unclear regulations as to how universities should be handling admissions.

‘We’re at a pivot point in American history’: administrators and professors discuss how to maintain diversity on campus after SCOTUS ruling bans affirmative action

Ethan Wayne, news staff January 25, 2024

On Jan. 16, the College of Social Sciences and Humanities held a session of its “Civility Series” titled “Northeastern Reflects: The State of Affirmative Action, the State of Belonging” to “discuss...

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The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is located at 271 Huntington Avenue. At the faculty senate meeting Dec. 6, senators heard an update from the universitys chief inclusion officer about an effort to pioneer the incorporation of belonging into DEI initiatives at universities.

Faculty senate hears diversity update, provost speaks on wellness days, Huskies for a Free Palestine sit-in

Ethan Wayne, news staff December 24, 2023

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David Madigan announced to Northeastern’s Faculty Senate Dec. 6 that there were several "rule violations" at a Dec. 1 sit-in organized by Huskies...

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The Admissions Visitor Center at Northeastern stands on Leon Street. Northeastern mistakenly sent acceptance letters to 48 applicants for masters degree programs at the university due to a technical error.

Northeastern mistakenly sends acceptance letters to dozens of prospective students

Eli Curwin, editor-in-chief December 23, 2023

For the second year in a row, Northeastern accidentally sent acceptance emails to prospective students, only to later rescind them. Due to a “technical error,” 48 out of nearly 64,000 applicants...

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A crowd of union members and supporters gather in Post Office Square in downtown Boston following a tentative new contract agreement. The updated contract included the conversion of 500 part-time jobs to full-time positions. Photo courtesy 32BJ SEIU and Ann Hermes.

Union representing 330 Northeastern janitors tentatively agree to historic new contract, avoiding strike

Zoe MacDiarmid, news staff November 17, 2023

At 4 a.m. Wednesday, a negotiation committee of janitors of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, which represents about 330 cleaners at Northeastern, unanimously approved a...

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Northeastern’s faculty senate passed a resolution in which they recommended changing the Teacher Rating and Course Evaluation, or TRACE.

Faculty senate passes resolution to amend TRACE evaluations

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor February 19, 2020
In their meeting Wednesday, Northeastern’s faculty senate passed a resolution in which they recommended changing the Teacher Rating and Course Evaluation, or TRACE. The proposed revisions include making the survey itself shorter and adding questions regarding diversity and inclusion.
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