Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was among approximately 30 presidents of public and private universities invited to attend a reception and briefing at the White House on Monday, July 9.
The news director of WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, was recently elected as an at-large representative to the Board of Directors of Public Radio News Directors Inc.
Eastern Kentucky University will mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a year-long series of programs and activities.
Eastern Kentucky University has reaffirmed its exchange agreement with a leading Brazilian university.
The partnership between EKU and FUMEC University targets student exchanges in the area of alternative fuel technologies. “We also hope to open up some cooperative ventures between our aviation programs,” said Dr. Neil Wright, exchange program coordinator at Eastern.
Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock was one of only two current university presidents invited to participate in the Southern Growth Policies Board’s 40th Anniversary Commentary Series.
Whitlock was selected from among Southern leaders of business, government and education.
Dr. Allen D. Engle Sr., professor of management in the School of Business at Eastern Kentucky University, returned recently from teaching a three-week course on human resource management in Berlin, Germany to a class of 53 students in the Master's in European Business Program at the Ecole Superior de Commerce a Paris (ESCP-Europe).
The second volume of “The Journal of Military Experience,” a product that originated in 2011 with student veterans at Eastern Kentucky University, brings together the works of 53 artists, authors, poets and scholars interested in teaching the world about the nature and consequence of military service.
Lt. Col. Brett Morris, Ret., has been named director of admissions at Eastern Kentucky University.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Division of Continuing Education and Outreach will offer more than 60 community education courses from July through December.
Eastern Kentucky University will launch a doctoral degree program in occupational therapy in Spring 2013.
The University’s third doctoral degree program was formally approved on June 21 by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Eastern already offers doctoral degrees in educational leadership and policy studies and in nursing practice.