Rich Klindworth Archives

Jul 10, 2023
  • Rich Klindworth

Updated strategic plan emphasizes innovation

Future focused. Innovation driven. is ECU’s strategic plan for 2023–2028. A refresh of the university’s 2017–2022 strategic plan, it highlights the intersection of ECU’s mission, vision and values as it...

Dec 16, 2022
  • Rich Klindworth

Training the next generation of leaders for eastern NC schools

ECU has a pipeline that produces a different kind of commodity — future principals. The PIRATE Leadership Academy at ECU prepares proven teacher leaders to become assistant principals and principals...

Feb 07, 2022
  • Crystal Baity
  • Rich Klindworth

Looking back

STORY BY RICH KLINDWORTH AND CRYSTAL BAITY LOOKING BACK at 9/11 and two decades in Afghanistan 2021 brought two significant events in America’s long-standing war on terror: The 20th anniversary...

Kamari Purvis
Jan 06, 2021
  • Rich Klindworth

Building up

Linda Thompson Thomas ’81 and student Kamari Purvis are proud Pirates. Thomas was a student four decades ago, and Purvis is working his way toward a 2022 graduation. They share...

Oct 01, 2019
  • Rich Klindworth

He started ‘Bo Time.’ Now it’s ‘go time’

When Erik Jones won the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington on Labor Day weekend, the high point for Randy Poindexter ’78 probably wasn’t on the track. More likely, it was...

May 10, 2019
  • Rich Klindworth

Graduating from ECU a family affair for the Dellingers

Art and ECU make up a good portion of the family of Adrienne Dellinger ’94. If you include her, her husband, Greg Scott ’91, her parents, her siblings and their...

Sep 28, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

Donors recognized with new award

To show his and East Carolina University’s appreciation for the generosity of significant donors, Chancellor Cecil Staton has created a special recognition he calls “the Chancellor’s Amethyst.” It is the...

Sep 28, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

Scottish Rite funds reading education

For children with speech-language and reading disorders, getting through grade school can be difficult, and there is the fear that they could be left behind. But thanks to a partnership...

Sep 27, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

5 minutes with Tim Meigs ’89

Position: Assistant general counsel–intellectual property, Becton Dickinson & Co. Degree: Bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry Hometown: Cullowhee Tim Meigs came to ECU wanting to become a...