Eastern Kentucky University

Location: Richmond, KY
Founded: 1906
Primary Athletic Conference: Ohio Valley Conference
Nickname: Colonels
Colors: Maroon, White
Mascot Name: Colonels
Alumni Association: alumni.eku.edu/
Athletics Website: www.ekusports.com/
Bookstore: eku.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBHomePage?storeId=19060&catalogId=10001
Institution Website: www.eku.edu
Famous Alumni: Dan Mason - President of CBS Radio, Earle Combs - Baseball Hall of Famer, Rex Ryan - NY Jets Head Coach
Fun Fact: It's a longtime tradition at EKU to rub the toe of famed pioneer Daniel Boone for good luck. Boone's statue is located in the center of campus, in front of the historic Keen Johnson Building.