By William E. Ellis

ISBN-10: 0813123461

ISBN-13: 9780813123462

jap Kentucky collage (EKU) in Richmond, Kentucky, was once initially proven as a typical university in 1906 within the wake of a landmark schooling legislations glided by the Kentucky common meeting. 100 years later, the varsity has advanced right into a celebrated multipurpose local college that's nationwide in scope.

The university used to be outfitted on a campus that had housed critical college, a southern Presbyterian establishment. In its early years, EKU grew slowly, buffeted by means of cyclical monetary difficulties and the interruptions of 2 international wars. in the course of that point, even if, powerful management from early presidents Ruric Nevel Roark, John supply Crabbe, and Herman L. Donovan laid the basis for later expansions.

President Robert. R. Martin oversaw the swift progress of the establishment within the Nineteen Sixties. He controlled a rise in enrollment and he had extra amenities equipped to accommodate and teach the turning out to be scholar inhabitants. A savvy administrator, he used to be on the vanguard of vocational schooling and initiated courses in nursing and allied heath and in legislation enforcement schooling. His successor, J.C. Powell, equipped on Martin's paintings and observed EKU mature as a neighborhood collage. He reorganized its schools to raised stability the desires of normal and technical schooling scholars and stored academic courses going regardless of decreases in nation funding.

In addition, Powell's years have been a mystical time for EKU's activities courses, because the Colonels captured nationwide soccer championships in 1979 and 1982 and comprehensive moment in 1980 and 1981. this present day, EKU keeps to supply scholars a top quality schooling and strives to fulfill the various wishes of its pupil physique. 3 japanese campuses, in addition to distance studying courses throughout the Kentucky Telelinking community, supply extra techniques to scholars than ever earlier than as EKU prepares them for the demanding situations of a brand new century.

In A background of japanese Kentucky University, William E. Ellis recounts the university's colourful heritage, from political quandaries surrounding presidential administrations and monetary problems in the course of the nice melancholy to its maturing as a number one neighborhood college. Interviews with alumni, school, employees, and political figures supply a private part to the heritage of the college. Reflecting at the social, fiscal, and cultural adjustments within the area over the past century, Ellis's exam of the expansion and improvement of EKU is an important source for alumni and for these drawn to the development of public better schooling in Kentucky and the region.

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