President Whitlock Named Board Member of Japan/America Society of Kentucky
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock has been named as a board member of the Japan/America Society of Kentucky (JASK).
Eastern’s 11th president, who has made numerous trips to Japan, is a member of the Madison County International Committee, having chaired the group since 2007. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Committee for KEEP, the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project in Japan.
Established in 1987, JASK is a non-profit, non-political membership organization dedicated to promoting a better understanding of the business, cultural and social practices and customs of Japan and Kentucky. Headquartered in Lexington, JASK unites Japanese and American interests statewide through a series of diverse programs and regularly works with civic and educational organizations to provide assistance, materials and/or instruction for children and adults about Japan.