Location: Greenville, NC
Founded: 1907
Enrollment: 26,900
Nickname: Pirates
Colors: Purple and Gold
Chancellor: Dr. Steve Ballard
Athletics Director: Jeff Compher
Senior Woman Administrator: Rose Thompson Smaw
Media Relations Director: Tom McClellan
Ticket Office Phone: 252-328-4500
Alumni Director: Paul Clifford

Athletics Website: ECUPirates.com
University Website: www.ecu.edu
Alumni Website: http://www.ecu.edu/alumni/
Facebook: East Carolina Pirates
Twitter: @ECUAthletics
Convention Bureau: http://www.visitgreenvillenc.com/
Other Sites of Interest:

Football Stadium: Dowdy-Ficklen (50,000)
Basketball/Volleyball Arena: Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (8,000)
Baseball: Clark-LeClair Stadium (5,000)
Softball: ECU Softball Stadium (1,000)
Swimming: Minges Aquatic Center
Soccer/Track and Field: Bunting Field

MEN (9) - Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field

WOMEN (10) - Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball


  • RICK ATKINSON - Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian
  • JEFF BLAKE - Former NFL Quarterback
  • SANDRA BULLOCK - Oscar-winning actress
  • RON CLARK - Former Disney Teacher of the Year and author of the best-selling "The Essential 55"
  • BETH GRANT - Actress
  • CHRIS JOHNSON - Running back, Tennessee Titans
  • VONTA LEACH - Fullback, Baltimore Ravens
  • VINCE & LINDA McMAHON - Creators of the WWE empire
  • ROBERT MORGAN - Former U.S. Senator
  • EMILY PROCTER - Actress
  • SANDRA MIMS ROWE - Editor of The Oregonian (Portland)
  • KEVIN WILLIAMSON - Creator of "Scream", "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "Dawson's Creek"
  • KAY YOW - Highly successful women's basketball coach at North Carolina State

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