Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of History has awarded its first Charles D. Whitlock Distinguished History Alumnus Awards to a highly esteemed Madison County schoolteacher and a tactical officer and instructor at West Point.
Participants at the recent annual conference of the Igbo Studies Association elected Dr. Ogechi Anyanwu, associate professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University, as the Association’s new secretary.
One of his first duties will be to assist in the planning of the Association’s 2015 conference, which is likely to attract more than 200 participants.
Sen. Mitch McConnell’s March 26 lecture at Eastern Kentucky University on famous Kentuckian John Crittenden will soon have a larger audience.
Gov. Steve Beshear has reappointed Dr. Robert S. Weise, professor of history at Eastern Kentucky University, to the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board, representing architectural historians.
Dr. Robert Weise, associate professor in Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of History, has received the 32nd annual Richard H. Collins Award from the Kentucky Historical Association.