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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