EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY


Meet the new ECU

 East Carolina University’s new look is due in part to Chancellor Cecil Staton – and the university’s growing national acclaim. 


UNC-system happenings for April 28, 2017

Liza Wieland, an English professor at East Carolina University, was recently awarded the prestigious Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction by the Fellowship of Southern Writers — a nonprofit dedicated to cultivating and recognizing emerging literature from the American South. 


ECU’s medical school battles budget cuts

East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine isn’t likely to close in the next five years as ECU’s chancellor remarked in early February — but financial hardships remain a problem for the school as budget cuts pile up.


UNC-system happenings, Feb. 24

Appalachian State University recently ranked 11th in on-campus drug arrests and 28th in on-campus alcohol arrests among universities nationwide, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education published last month.


ECU ends tenure hiring for librarians

As of November, there are only five UNC-system schools hiring librarians on tenure — and administrators at East Carolina University, the latest to stop doing so, say they will use UNC-CH’s hiring system as a model.