University News

WEKU News Director Named to National Post

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The news director of WEKU, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Public Radio News Directors Inc.

Charles Compton, who has served as news director at WEKU since 2005, will fill the unexpired term of mid-sized newsroom representative Naomi Starobin, who became the Board’s large market representative.

Professor Authors "Great Civil War Stories of Kentucky"

A century and a half after the first shots of the Civil War were fired, Dr. Marshall Myers, professor of English at Eastern Kentucky University, reminds readers of the harsh realities of war, and how it affected soldier and civilian alike in his new book, “Great Civil War Stories of Kentucky.”  

Fishing Team Wins Event, Qualifies for Regionals

Fishing Team photo

The Eastern Kentucky University team of John Smith of Richmond and Kyle Raymer of Brandenburg won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Central Division event on the Wolf River Chain on Sunday, June 20, with five bass weighing 12 pounds, 10 ounces.