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Gill Hunter

Gill Hunter
  • Executive Director, Retention & Graduation
  • Ph.D. English, Purdue University, 2007
  • M.A. English, Eastern Kentucky University, 2001
  • B.A. Secondary English Education, University of Kentucky, 1996


Contact Information

  • Department: English
  • Office: Whitlock 419
  • Mailing Address: Whitlock CPO 62
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-8010
  • Web Page:
  • Expert Areas: Irish Literature and Culture; English Pedagogy; Ungrading and Standards Based Grading; Higher Education Leadership; Regional Comprehensive Universities


Gill Hunter serves EKU as the Assistant Vice President for Retention and Graduation and as an English faculty member. In his administrative role, he works with programs that support students who are historically not well served by higher education. In his faculty role, he teaches courses in General Education and for English teaching majors. He lives in Madison County. He and his wife have two girls, a son-in-law, a grandson, and a granddaughter on the way.

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