Archive | September 21, 2012

WKU tops goal, raises $202.3 million during New Century of Spirit Campaign

WKU has declared success in the New Century of Spirit Campaign by exceeding the campaign’s $200 million goal. According to Kathryn Costello, WKU’s Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, a total of $202,305,534 raised to support students, faculty, programs and capital projects.  The announcement was made Friday night at the President’s Circle Gala and […]

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Instruments of American Excellence opens with event at Kentucky Museum

WKU opened the “Instruments of American Excellence” Collection at the Kentucky Museum on Friday (Sept. 21). The collection spotlights the ordinary means by which renowned Americans from all fields of study have achieved extraordinary things. To date WKU has received 150 contributions of the important instruments that great Americans have used in the scientific, medical, […]

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WKU department head publishes op-ed on geopolitical claims over territory

A longtime member of the American Geographical Society’s Writers Circle, Dr. David Keeling, head of WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology and University Distinguished Professor, recently published an op-ed addressing the geopolitics of claims over territory. His commentary Whose Islands are These Anyway? appeared in the Middletown (Conn.) Press on Sept. 20 and addressed Argentina’s […]

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