University News

EKU, City Partner to Enhance Appeal of Downtown

A new initiative entitled the Downtown Richmond/EKU Engagement Project is bringing University and community representatives together in an effort to discuss possible town-gown partnerships that would benefit the downtown business district as well as Eastern students, faculty and staff.

Two-Day Visit by Presidential Search Firm Consultants Includes Several Forums

Coates Bldg. file photo

All members of the Eastern Kentucky University community-- faculty, students, staff and alumni -- and area residents will have an opportunity to share their insights into the current status and future needs of EKU as well as the desired profile of the University’s next president when representatives of Academic Search conduct an open community forum at the Stratton Building on Monday, Nov

National Distinctions "Points of Pride" for EKU

Eastern Kentucky University has achieved national distinction on numerous fronts in recent years.

Several well-known national publications rank EKU among the nation’s best for academic excellence, as a place to work, and for its services to military veterans, among other reasons.

Fall Enrollment Up 2% to 16,515

Eastern Kentucky University’s fall enrollment is at 16,515, up 2 percent from this date last year, one of the larger increases among Kentucky’s public universities.