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Eric Howard

Eric HowardEric E. Howard is the chair of the Board of Regents. Howard is from Lexington and was appointed to the Morehead State University Board of Regents by Governor Steven L. Beshear in 2015. His term ends June 30, 2021.

Howard is human resources manager for Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. Prior to being named human resources manager, Howard served nearly 13 years as program supervisor for Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. From 1988-1996, he worked for Toyota in Georgetown as an instructor in training in development, and from 1996-2002, he worked for Toyota Tsuhso America as project manager/quality control manager.

Howard is an MSU alumnus having graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management. He has served as president of the MSU Alumni Association.