Board of Regents
As its acting president 1909-10, Mary C. Roark led what was then Eastern Kentucky State Normal School at a time when women couldn’t even vote in state or federal elections.
Deserving Eastern Kentucky University students soon will have another financial resource to fuel their dreams.
The EKU Board of Regents Fund for Excellence has been established by the University’s governing body to “support exceptional EKU students who are pursuing exceptional academic endeavors,” according to Board Chair Craig Turner, of Lexington.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, meeting in regular session on Friday, June 14, approved a 2013-14 operating budget of approximately $332 million (including auxiliary and restricted funds), up .4 percent from the previous year.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, meeting in special session on Tuesday, March 19, approved a plan to “Reinvest in Eastern Kentucky University.” The plan has the goal of reallocating 10 percent ($23 million) of the University’s operating budget for the support of strategic initiatives.
His family roots run deep at Eastern Kentucky University.
When he crossed the EKU commencement stage in 1975, Craig Turner was following the footsteps of both his educator parents, Floyd County natives who later moved to Michigan. His wife, Madonna, who grew up in Pikeville, also earned a degree from Eastern.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, meeting in regular session on Friday, Jan. 25, elected Craig Turner as chair.
The search process to name the 12th president of Eastern Kentucky University has begun.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock told EKU’s Board of Regents on Tuesday, Jan. 17, that he has “the will, energy and ability” to lead the institution in the “challenging days ahead.”
Whitlock, who assumed the presidency in 2007, was the subject of an evaluation recently conducted by the Board.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock is viewed as “an effective leader” who has been able to “guide the institution with a steady hand,” EKU Board of Regents Chair Gary Abney said in summing up the results of a regularly scheduled evaluation of the university’s 11th president. Abney spoke at the special meeting of the Board on Friday, Dec.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents unanimously re-elected Gary Abney, of Richmond, to a second term as chair at its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 26.