July 2013

Professor Receives Honor From University in Slovenia

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Dr. Chuck Fields, a professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University, will be awarded the title of “Honorary Senator” by the University of Maribor in Slovenia for his significant contributions to the development of research at the institution.

Professor, Students Sampling Well Water to Assess Environmental Risks

Collecting water samples in front of a Manchester store, an Eastern Kentucky University student is proud of the work he is doing in Southeast Kentucky.

“Knowing we are helping people increase their knowledge about something that impacts them daily is the most amazing and rewarding feeling I’ve ever had,” said senior environmental health science major Josh Ruehl.

EKU Names Eastman Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Michael Eastman Photo

Dr. E. Michael Eastman has been named vice president for Development and Alumni Relations at Eastern Kentucky University.

Eastman, vice president for university advancement at Indiana’s Manchester University since 2005, will bring nearly 30 years of fundraising experience to the position. He will join the Eastern staff on Aug. 1.