News Archives

Sep 09, 1998
  • ECU News Services

ECU announces fall enrollment figures

Fall semester enrollment at East Carolina University is 17,803, the second-highest number ever. The number is down slightly from last year's record of 17,846. The average SAT score of first-time...

Sep 03, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Morrison achieves world ranking

When it comes to the grueling triathlon, a race that involves swimming, cycling and running, Robert Morrison, an East Carolina University chemistry professor, may feel a little like the king...

Aug 20, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Trustees award soft-drink contract to Pepsi

ECU officials are hammering out details of a contract that will give Pepsi-Cola the exclusive right to sell its products on campus. Layton Getsinger (Administration and Finance) said Aug. 1...

Jul 29, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Rayfield elected chairman

H.E. "Gene" Rayfield Jr., a Chapel Hill investor, has been re-elected chairman of the East Carolina University Board of Trustees. Rayfield, owner of Rayfield Investment Co. and a 1966 ECU...

Jul 01, 1998
  • ECU News Services

ECU opens bids from soft-drink companies

East Carolina University today (July 1) opened bids from Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola, who are seeking exclusive rights to sell their products on the university campus. Bid documents from the two...

Jun 16, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Carroll Varner named director of ECU Library Services

Carroll Varner, associate dean of university libraries at Illinois State University, has been named director of Academic Library Services at East Carolina University, effective Aug.10. Varner will be the chief...

May 22, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Theatre lobby named for Archie Burnette

The lobby of the McGinnis Theatre on the East Carolina University campus has been named for Archie R. Burnette Jr. of Tarboro. A portrait of Burnette, a successful farmer, was...

May 17, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Chappell lauds value of university education

Under a cloudless sky Saturday (May 16), Fred Chappell, the poet laureate of North Carolina, sent the latest East Carolina University graduates off with a ringing endorsement of a university...

May 15, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Sheerer named dean of ECU education school

Marilyn A. Sheerer, interim associate dean of the School of Education at East Carolina University, has been named dean of the school, effective Monday (May 18). Sheerer, who came to...

May 14, 1998
  • ECU News Services

East Carolina University Degree worth $1 million

If you've just spent the last four (or more) years working toward a college degree - and/or paying for one - you have probably, at some point, asked yourself, "Is...