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Glen Kleine

Glen Kleine

2007

Instrumental in developing Eastern Kentucky University’s journalism program, serving as adviser and mentor to hundreds of future journalists. Came to EKU in 1967 from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, later served as chair of the Department of Communication and dean of the College of Applied Arts and Technology. Served as national president of Alpha Phi Gamma national journalism honorary, 1971-1975. Received Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the philosophy and practice of cooperative education and career employment in 2000; received EKU National Alumni Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2003. Retired from EKU in 2003. Received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University of Missouri and Ed.D. from East Tennessee State University.