Associate provost ends chapter at XU

Long time administrator departs this month to pursue new health care career By Ethan Nichols and Chloe Salveson, World News Editor and Print Managing Editor Dr. Dave Johnson’s last day as Associate Provost and Chief Student Affairs Officer is Sept. 9, and just two weeks later, he will begin a new chapter of his career as Vice President of Mission at St. Elizabeth Health. First joining Xavier in 2007, Johnson was enamored with Xavier’s Jesuit tradition and mission.   “After grad school, I only applied to one job, and it was the position of Director of Peace and Justice Programs at … Continue reading Associate provost ends chapter at XU

Columbus teachers on strike

By Ethan Nichols, World News Editor Members of Columbus Education Association voted to go on strike. Amidst rising tensions between Columbus Public School teachers and board members, the Columbus Education Association (CEA) voted to strike on Sunday night.  With 94% of union members voting to reject the school board’s last and final offer, contracts for all 4,500 teachers expired at 12:01 AM on Monday.  The vote marks the first time since 1975 that Columbus teachers have gone on strike.  “It is with a full understanding of the sacrifices that students, parents, and teachers will make together to win the schools … Continue reading Columbus teachers on strike