ECU News Archives for 2000

January 2000

ECU Observes MLK day

February 2000

Lecture focuses on curbing racial fear

Professor writes book on Rehnquist Court

Board of Governors approve ECU tuition hike

UNC board approves tuition increase

ECU tops in teacher prep

March 2000

ECU's library adds tools for teleconferences

Belk gift goes to scholarship

ECU's expansion plans examined

Nobel prize winner to speak at ECU

ECU survey looks at beach nourishment

Phi Kappa Phi holds debate

ECU profs combine math, art

New study puts economic impact at more than $1 billon a year

April 2000

ECU earns grant fro Small Business Institute

US Diplomat joins ECU as distinguished lecturer

Annual awards given by Alumni Association

Judge Wynn to deliver commencement address

NSF awards grant for computational science training

ECU names dean for Human Environmental Sciences

Hurricane conference planned for May 24-26

ECU Chancellor to retire

May 2000

15-member panel named to conduct search for new chancellor

Visiting historian studies early whaling

ECU faculty members honored for teaching

ECU Trustees vote agains eastward expansion

Judge tell grads to "be quick and swing slightly upward"

Search committee sets dates for public hearings

Storm watcher at ECU hurricane conference

Construction bond will boost local economy

June 2000

UNC president addresses ECU search committee

Archaeologist searches for first North Carolinians

ECU Professor awarded Fulbright scholarship

Donation to ECU is groundbreaker

Committee chooses consulting firm

July 2000

Grant will support Special Education program

Chancellor search committee to meet with consultant and hold public forum

Professor wins national advising award

Chancellor committee to pursue silent search

Modifications made to expansion plans

Trustees re-elect officers

August 2000

ECU enrollment figures dip below expectations

Search committee follows aggressive schedule

Trustee member resigns

ECU to use RAVE system

Enrollment figures dip below expections

September 2000


ECU teaching program in contention for award

REAP awarded five-star rating

ECU teaching program in contention for award

Nearly $2 million in grants to help fund health care needs of poor

October 2000

ECU sends relics to area schools

ECU sociologist writes gude for divorced dads

ECU sends relics to area schools

Future of Faith topic for ECU's Jarvis Lecture

ECU Bermuda field school digs into shipwreck

ECU archaeology team to dig for Gov. Caswell grave

Ward joins ECU's Board of Trustees

November 2000

Chancellor Eakin to deliver fall commencement address

ECU holds late-night celebration for bond passage

Med School dean to leave

FDA approves second clinical trial for robotic heart surgery

Blue Cross and Blue Shield, ECU partner in major effort to help uninsured

Chancellor Search Panel completes initial interviews

ECU honor society to hold public debate on testing

ECU gets novelist's scrapbook on Africa

Chancellor Makes Interim Health Sciences Appointments

December 2000

Mattamuskeet field station to close

EastCare transport program named best of year

ECU math prep gets award

Math teacher program receives national honor

Trustees approve master plans

ECU trustees endorse student fee increases

Eakin delivers fall 2000 commencement address

ECU surgeons to lead FDA multi-center robotic surgery trial

ECU professor receives honor for his interest in the nation's birth

ECU names administrator to improve military partnership

Chancellor search committee plans more discussion