University News Archives

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...

Aug 07, 2023
  • Doug Boyd

ECU renovations, upgrades aimed at elevating learning, research and campus life

The beep-beep of loaders, the rumbles of diesel engines and the whir of power tools have been steady reminders during the summer of construction work going on at East Carolina...

East Carolina University sign when entering campus.
Jul 27, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Donors contributed nearly $100 million in philanthropic support for East Carolina University in 2022-23, making it the most successful fiscal year fundraising endeavor of the comprehensive Pursue Gold campaign and...

Jun 27, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Rogers: Future Focused – Innovation Driven Strategic Plan 2023-2028

I hope this message finds you enjoying the summer months and perhaps carving out some intentional time for rest and renewal. My family and I were doing just that a...