University News

Jelly Bucket, EKU's Literary Journal, Goes Nationwide

The third annual issue of Jelly Bucket, the international literary journal designed and produced by students of Eastern Kentucky University’s Bluegrass Writers Studio, is now available in Barnes & Noble, Hastings, and Bookstar outlets from coast to coast.

Presidential Evaluation: Whitlock Viewed as "Effective" Leader

photo of President Whitlock

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.

Pearse Lyons, Eugene Hughes Address Grads at Fall Commencement

Pearse Lyons and Eugene Hughes photos

Alltech founder and President Dr. Pearse Lyons and former Eastern Kentucky University Interim President Dr. Eugene Hughes addressed 1,218 degree candidates at EKU’s annual Fall Commencement in Alumni Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 17. A morning ceremony, featuring Lyons as keynote speaker, recognized degree candidates from the Colleges of Education, Health Sciences and Justice & Safety.