Frederick A. Higdon of Lebanon was today (June 26) elected chair of the WKU Board of Regents. Dr. Melissa B. Dennison of Glasgow was elected vice chair and Cynthia Harris of Louisville was elected secretary.
Higdon is a Commissioner with Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control. He is also partner in Spragens & Higdon, PSC law firm in Lebanon where he focuses in corporate, estate planning, probate, real estate and taxation law.
Dr. Dennison is a pediatrician and has been with Glasgow Pediatric Associates since 1997. She is a 1980 WKU graduate and is also a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
Harris graduated from WKU in 1969 with a B.A. in Education and minor in Special Education. She received her M.A. from the University of Kentucky and spent 30 years teaching in the Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville.
Their one-year terms start July 1.
Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) 745-4295.