Eakin picked for higher ed post
(Nov. 5, 1997)
Dr. Richard Eakin, chancellor of East Carolina University in Greenville, has been elected president of the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities.
Eakin will serve a one-year term as head of the organization, which represents public and private universities as well as community colleges in the state.
His election came during the group's annual November meeting in Asheville.