Glossary


Co-curricular Instruction: Co-curricular instruction and activities complement, but are not part of the regular academic curriculum, and assist in developing the range of skills and attributes that are important for graduates.

Diversity: Diversity at EKU includes, but is not limited to, race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, and cultural or national backgrounds.

EKU: Or the term Eastern Kentucky University includes the Richmond Campus, Regional Campuses, and online instruction.

Faculty: Includes full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty, unless otherwise specified.

Knowledge Capital: An intangible asset comprised of the information and skills of a group of individuals.

Our communities: Refers to the areas surrounding the EKU campuses.

Premier: Best-in-class

School of Opportunity: Where all students are given the resources they need to realize their full potential and become leaders in their respective fields and productive citizens.

Under-represented Students: Under-represented students in higher education refers to racial and ethnic populations that are disproportionately lower in number relative to their number in the general population.

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