ECU Names Two Campus Buildings For Two Former Chancellors

Nov 7, 2020

Credit East Carolina University

East Carolina University has renamed two campus buildings in honor of former chancellors. The school announced Friday that the student recreation center is now the Richard R. and JoAnn M. Eakin Student Recreation Center. Gateway Hall is now Steve and Nancy Ballard Hall. The buildings are considered examples of their respective time at the school. Ballard was ECU’s sixth chancellor and 10th administrative officer beginning in 2004. Eakin was the school's fourth chancellor and eighth chief administrative officer, serving from 1987 through 2001. The naming ceremony was held on Thursday.