Eastern Kentucky University

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Eastern Kentucky University
Motto "Get wisdom, get understanding"
Established 1906[1]
Type Public
Endowment $44.4 million[2]
President Dr. Michael T. Benson
Academic staff 667 full-time[3]
Admin. staff 1672 full-time[3]
Students 15,968 (Fall 2012)
Undergraduates 13,947 (Fall 2012)[3]
Postgraduates 2,021 (Fall 2012) [3]
Location Richmond, KY, USA
Campus 892 acres (3.61 km2)
Athletics 15 varsity teams, called Colonels and Lady Colonels
Colors Maroon       and White      
Mascot The Colonel[4]
Affiliations Ohio Valley Conference
Website Official Website

Eastern Kentucky University is a university in Kentucky in the United States. Eastern Kentucky's athletics teams are called the Colonels and they have 15 varsity teams and have a rivalry with Western Kentucky University. The president of Eastern Kentucky is Dr. Charles Doug Whitlock.

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  1. http://www.eku.edu/about
  2. As of June 30, 2009. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2009 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2008 to FY 2009" (PDF). 2009 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. Retrieved February 19, 2010. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "EKU Fact Book". Eastern Kentucky University Institutional Research. 2012. 
  4. EKUsports.com http://www.ekusports.com/article.asp?articleid=72556

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