For embodying all the tenets of the Scout Law, Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson was awarded the Distinguished Citizen Award recently from the Blue Grass Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Today, I bring you information about a serious budget scenario for our University. As you may know, the total budget impact for Eastern Kentucky University is expected to land at approximately $25 million over Fiscal Years 2019-20.
In his office on campus at the Coates administration building, President Michael Benson’s passion for the people, places and programs in his charge as university president is apparent. “Today is one of the best days of the year,” the university president said somewhat breathlessly, after fielding yet another phone call and sending off a quick email.
As a new year begins, we welcome students, faculty and staff to campus with great anticipation. Move in Day, the Big E Welcome, and Student Convocation are several events where we come together as a university to celebrate learning and the college experience.