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Ballard Begins Tenure As ECU Chancellor

Posted June 1, 2004 3:11 a.m. EDT

— The new chancellor at East Carolina University is not wasting any time getting down to business.

Tuesday marked Steve Ballard's first official day on the job.

Two of the items at the top of Ballard's to-do list: naming an athletics replacement for Mike Hamrick and revising the university's mission statement.

ECU expects to grow by about 6,000 students by 2010.