University News Archives

Sep 22, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Rogers: State Budget

We are grateful to the N.C. General Assembly for providing tremendous support to East Carolina University as we continue to advance our mission and deliver value to the people of...

Chancellor Philip Rogers greets East Carolina University employees during lunch on the Main Campus Student Center lawn at University Day on Wednesday.
Sep 21, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


East Carolina University kicked off the new academic year Wednesday with its first University Day celebration. “It’s a time to renew relationships, it’s a time to form new bonds, it’s...

Sep 14, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU to serve as rural education hub for Southeast

A new partnership with the Rural Schools Collaborative puts East Carolina University at the forefront of rural education in North and South Carolina. The Rural Education Institute (REI) — which...

Sep 07, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

ECU remains a Best Bang for the Buck school in new ranking

East Carolina University is in the top 15% of Best Bang for the Buck schools in the Southeast according to an annual ranking released Aug. 28 by Washington Monthly. In...

Sep 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Fall 2023: Annual notice of phased retirement for eligible faculty

On behalf of Chancellor Philip Rogers, Provost Robin Coger is announcing the annual availability of the Phased Retirement Program for tenured faculty members. Individual notices to eligible faculty members were...

This year's Voyages of Discovery Series will feature an accomplished actor and an Olympic gymnast who will address the theme of inspiring hope and healing.
Aug 31, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


East Carolina University’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Voyages of Discovery Series will feature an accomplished actor and an Olympic gymnast who will address the theme of inspiring...

East Carolina University welcomed students back to campus during move-in from Aug. 16-18.
Aug 17, 2023
  • ECU News Services


The North Carolina heat isn’t melting the spirits of East Carolina University’s class of 2027 as they move in this week. Trucks, vans and trailers were scattered around campus as...

Aug 11, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Barnwell to move to UNC System law enforcement role

Chief Jon Barnwell is stepping down as East Carolina University’s police chief to work with the UNC System Office of Safety and Enterprise Risk Management team. In his new role,...

Aug 10, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Rogers: Welcome Back — Fall Semester 2023

Welcome to the start of the fall semester. Always a time of great promise, the new academic year brings opportunity, the chance to embark on exciting pursuits and explorations, and...

Aug 10, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

New year brings new ECU trustees, officers

With a new semester set to begin, three new members were sworn in Thursday to the East Carolina University Board of Trustees. In its one-day organizational meeting, board members also...