University News

Regents Approve 2011-12 Budget

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The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, meeting in regular session on Tuesday, June 7, approved a 2011-12 operating budget of $233,408,820, an increase of 6.9 percent over the previous year.

EKU, Morehead Announce Collaborative Regional Education Program

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Eastern Kentucky University and Morehead State University today announced a new program, “Associate to Baccalaureate Degree Pathway: Collaborative Regional Education Program,” that will allow students at the University Center of the Mountains and Hazard Community and Technology College who have already received an associate degree to obtain a bachelor’s degree from EKU or MSU

Waters Named Director of Choral Activities

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Eastern Kentucky University has appointed Dr. Richard Waters director of choral activities.

Waters, associate professor of music, will direct the University’s three choral ensembles and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting and choral literature.

History Professor Honored for Article

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.

EKU, Madison Co. Schools Join Forces to Establish Middle College

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Eastern Kentucky University and Madison County Schools have joined forces to become the first local school district and four-year university in the Commonwealth to offer a Middle College to help high school juniors and seniors who are academically capable but at risk of dropping out of school.

Professors Author Book for Teens, Tweens

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What if there’s a chance that an extinct bird is still around? That’s the premise of a new book for teens and tweens by Eastern Kentucky University professors Marie Mitchell and Mason Smith.