May 2021

Memorial Tribute to Dr. Bankole Thompson

Bankole Thompson Tribute

On behalf of, and with blessings from the Thompson Family, it is with deep sorrow that the University announces the passing of EKU professor emeritus Dr. Rosolu John Bankole Thompson this weekend. Dr. Thompson served Eastern Kentucky University for many years as an esteemed faculty member in the Criminal Justice department. He was known for being student-centered and excellence-driven.

Tunnell Releases Photo Book "Life in the Time of Covid"

Book Cover

Dr.Kenneth Tunnell, retired Eastern Kentucky University foundation professor, recently self-published his own photographic journey titled, Life in the Time of Covid.