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EKU names Matt Roan as Director of Athletics; spent past three years as AD at Nicholls State

Eastern Kentucky University has named Matt Roan as Director of Athletics after a two-month search process. Roan returns to EKU after three-plus years as Director of Athletics at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. “Eastern Kentucky University and the region it serves are special places for my family and me, and we are honored to be returning. We look forward to embracing EKU’s tradition...

EKU President Michael Benson selected to represent OVC on NCAA Division I Presidential Forum

Eastern Kentucky University President Dr. Michael Benson has been selected by his fellow university presidents to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA Division I Presidential Forum. Benson’s term begins Sept. 1. Benson was selected at the May 31 meeting of the Board of OVC Presidents. The Presidential Forum assists the NCAA Division I Board of Directors in its strategic mission of governance...