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Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun.

Q&A: President Aoun discusses Northeastern’s diversity goals with The News

Kelly Chan, Deanna Schwartz, and George Barker August 18, 2020
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long video call Tuesday about his anti-racism and diversity goals for the university.
President Aoun wears a mask created by Northeastern student Naomi Silver.

Q&A: President Aoun discusses reopening Northeastern

Kelly Chan, Deanna Schwartz, and George Barker August 18, 2020
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun spoke with The News in an hour-long video call Tuesday about Northeastern’s plans to reopen for the fall 2020 semester.
Madeleine Estabrook, senior vice chancellor for student affairs.

Q&A: Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs on fall student life

Deanna Schwartz and George Barker August 11, 2020

Madeleine Estabrook, senior vice chancellor for student affairs, discussed details of fall student life and safety regulations in a video call with The News Monday. Estabrook answered questions about...

Northeastern filed a proposal with the city to use 149 rooms in the Midtown Hotel as student housing.

Northeastern confident in housing plan despite city and faculty opposition

Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor August 9, 2020

With the ongoing effort to maintain physical distancing for the fall, housing at Northeastern will look very different next semester. Vice President and Chief of Campus Planning and Development Kathy...

The university has increased tuition at an average annual rate of 4.3 percent from 2015 to 2019. During the same period, room and board charges grew at an average annual rate of 3.5 percent and 4.1 percent, respectively.

Students react to Northeastern changes in tuition, financial aid

Jessica Silverman, deputy campus editor August 4, 2020
Students have expressed frustration with administration regarding the tuition increase. However, the university stated that this financial aid investment is more ambitious than in the past.
City Councilor Kenzie Bok called for Northeastern and BU to reverse their plans for in-person learning this fall.

City Councilor calls for NU, BU to switch to all-virtual learning for fall

Charlie Wolfson, news staff August 4, 2020
City Councilor Kenzie Bok called for Northeastern and BU to reverse plans for in-person learning this fall.
cohen wing

Northeastern to use part of Symphony Hall for fall dining

Deanna Schwartz, managing editor July 28, 2020
Northeastern is leasing the Cohen Wing of Boston's Symphony Hall for "student dining, 'grab ‘n go' meal distribution, and student collaboration."
“The pandemic gives us a lot of challenges and a lot of opportunities to serve the students and to also think about engaging and supporting students needs differently,” Northeastern’s Vice President of Enrollment Management Sundar Kumarasamy said.

COVID-19 creates ‘opportunities and challenges’ for Northeastern admissions, says NU’s VP of Enrollment Management

Deanna Schwartz, managing editor July 23, 2020
Northeastern’s Vice President of Enrollment Management said the university is exploring different ways to allow Northeastern applicants to “engage, experience and express their abilities, talents and aspirations.”
Northeastern has the third most international students in the country.

Northeastern joins Harvard, MIT in lawsuit against immigration policy

Jayden Khatib, deputy city editor July 8, 2020
Northeastern University, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are suing President Trump’s administration over its decision not to allow international students enrolled in fully online programs to remain in the United States this fall.
More than $23 million in housing refunds were more than offset by decreased operating costs, a financial disclosure states.

Northeastern projects budget surplus despite COVID-19 shutdown, document shows

Charlie Wolfson, news staff July 8, 2020
Northeastern projects a budget surplus of $28.5 million for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.
Olivia Fernandez, an incoming first-year student from Colorado.

Incoming class of the coronavirus: 20 first-years on starting college during a pandemic

Deanna Schwartz, managing editor July 7, 2020

Editor's note: Since this article's publication, Northeastern has canceled the N.U.in England program. Northeastern’s incoming first-years are in a unique position. Their senior spring was cut short...

Signs instructing campus visitors to wear a mask are placed around campus.

Reopening updates: Northeastern clarifies testing guidelines, off-campus students to be tested three times a week

This story will be updated continually as new information comes from the university and elsewhere that pertains to Northeastern students. 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8: Northeastern clarifies testing guidelines,...

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