After recounting the story of how Orville and Wilbur Wright overcame great odds to make aviation history and change the world, Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson challenged faculty and staff to live a life of curiosity and consequence.
In a Convocation address punctuated by numerous rounds of applause from faculty and staff, new Eastern Kentucky University President Michael T. Benson shared a vision for the campus today that encompassed his commitment to what he called the three P’s: people, places and programs.
Dr. Doug Whitlock announced today that he will step down as Eastern Kentucky University president, effective July 31, 2013.
Whitlock, who has served since 2007 as EKU’s 11th president, announced his retirement at the university’s annual Fall Convocation.
President Whitlock outlined at his year-opening convocation the elements of the “Essential Eastern.”
Speaking in Brock Auditorium on Monday, Aug. 15, Eastern’s 11th President said the “Essential Eastern” is: