University News

Board Approves 2013-14 Budget

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.

Christopher Stanfield EKU's Second Tillman Military Scholar in as Many Years

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For the second consecutive year, an Eastern Kentucky University senior has been named a Tillman Military Scholar.

Christopher Stanfield, a political science major from Winchester and U.S. Army veteran, is one of 60 Tillman Military Scholars nationwide. Selected from among 1,800 applicants, he will use the $6,000 scholarship to pursue a master’s of public administration degree.

"Richmond 5" Competition Assists Local Entrepreneurs

Have a great business idea but don’t know what to do next?

The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University is looking to help five ambitious entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality.

Richmond Man, 91, Receives Associate Degree

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When Glenmore Jones first met Michael Benson on the golf course, he regaled the Eastern Kentucky University president with a fight song from his own college days almost seven decades earlier on the Richmond campus.

When the two met again on Tuesday, July 1, it was to celebrate a milestone that not even a hole-in-one could match.

EKU Tartan Now Listed on Scottish Register of Tartans

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Eastern Kentucky University’s new tartan design is now officially listed on the Scottish Register of Tartans, providing the University worldwide recognition and another means for branding.

The tartan will begin to show up as early this fall on a variety of products, including tumblers, phone cases, ties and wool scarves.