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President Benson on WEKU Eastern Standard with Tom Martin

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Eastern Standard is a radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places and things happening in central and Appalachian Kentucky.

Kentucky Newsmakers features President Benson

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President Michael Benson was the featured guest on WKYT-TV's Kentucky Newsmakers program. 

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EKU President Benson Authoring New Book

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Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson’s next book will spotlight “one of the most remarkable figures in the history of American higher education.”

As president of fledgling Johns Hopkins University from 1875 to 1901, Daniel Coit Gilman “created the prototype for the modern research university.”

President Benson on In Focus Kentucky

President Benson on In Focus Kentucky

President Michael T. Benson caught up with #EKU alum and Spectrum News anchor/reporter Mario Anderson today on In Focus Kentucky. Tune in online for the president’s insight into pension reform, campus revitalization and more. 

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Benson Elected to NCAA Presidential Forum

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Eastern Kentucky University President Dr. Michael Benson was selected by his fellow university presidents to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA Division I Presidential Forum at the May 31 meeting of the Board of OVC Presidents. President Benson’s term begins Sept. 1, 2019.

Spring 2019 Campus Message

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Dear EKU Students, Faculty and Staff,

President Benson on KET Connections with Renee Shaw

President Michael Benson speaks with KET Connections host Renee Shaw

Dr. Michael Benson discusses the budgetary challenges the university has faced and his new book "College for the Commonwealth: A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy" on KET Connections hosted by Renee Shaw.

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Benson Celebrates Bloomberg Donation

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President Benson's article for "Inside Higher Ed" celebrates the generous donation Michael Bloomberg recently gave to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, and the benefit Bloomberg’s seismic donation could have on donor culture in higher education.

End of Year Message

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Dear Colleagues,

Message from the President 11/2/18

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Dear Campus Community,

Fall is my favorite season at Eastern, when the leaves become a blanket of beautiful colors with hues of green, red, yellow and orange all playing their individual parts on a collective canvas. United, they paint a picture that truly defines “The Campus Beautiful.”

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