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WKU Board of Regents announces preferred presidential candidate

Dr. Timothy Caboni to visit for meetings, campus forums Jan. 25-26 The WKU Board of Regents has selected Dr. Timothy Caboni, vice chancellor for public affairs at the University of Kansas, as the preferred candidate to be the 10th president of WKU. Dr. Caboni will visit WKU and hold a series of meetings and campus […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Fall 2016 Commencement Edition

Here’s a special 180th Commencement edition of WKU Week in Photos by Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. (Read more about the Fall 2016 ceremonies.) College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Ogden College of Science and Engineering, Potter College of Arts & Letters College of Health and Human Services, Gordon Ford College of Business, University College […]

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WKU confers degrees to 1,372 during 180th Commencement

WKU conferred degrees and certificates to more than 1,370 graduates Saturday at its 180th Commencement. During morning and afternoon ceremonies at Diddle Arena, WKU awarded 75 associate, 925 bachelor’s, 307 master’s, 13 doctoral and three specialist degrees and 19 undergraduate certificates and 30 graduate certificates for a total of 1,372. WKU President Gary A. Ransdell […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — November 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some November 2016 news items/social media posts from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed; to connect […]

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3 selected for 2017 class of Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Members of the ninth class of the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame have been selected. The three chosen by the statewide selection committee are Opal T. Sibert, Ron Skillern and Joe Westerfield. Members of the 2017 Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame will be inducted during a ceremony scheduled for March 8 […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. North Texas on Nov. 12

WKU closes the regular season home slate on Saturday (Nov. 12) for Senior Day when the Conference USA East Division leaders host North Texas in a 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff from Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. WKU will honor its football seniors in a pregame ceremony approximately 30 minutes before kickoff.  Fans are encouraged to match […]

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WKU Engineering hosted the annual Kentucky Bluegrass High School Robotics Competition on Nov. 5.

WKU Week in Photos: Oct. 31-Nov. 5, 2016

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Gameday information for WKU Football vs. FIU on Nov. 5

WKU hosts Conference USA East Division foe FIU at 4:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 5) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium for Military Appreciation Day. All active duty and veterans of the armed forces can receive complimentary admission with a valid ID. First Responders and Boy Scouts are also encouraged to contact the ticket office to take […]

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WKU ROTC hosted a wreath-laying ceremony on Veterans Day.

WKU to observe Veterans Day with ceremony on Nov. 11

WKU will observe Veterans Day on Nov. 11 with a wreath-laying ceremony followed by the ROTC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at Guthrie Bell Tower where all veterans will be honored. As part of WKU’s International Year of South Korea, Korean War veterans will be recognized. Following the […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — October 2016 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some October 2016 news items/social media posts from WKU colleges, departments and programs. (More: To keep up with “News Around Campus” check out the headlines listed on the right side of the WKU News page or subscribe to the “News Around Campus” RSS feed; to connect […]

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The Homecoming Parade was held Oct. 21.

WKU Week in Photos: Oct. 17-22, 2016

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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WKU recognized its top volunteers at the annual Summit Awards on Oct. 20. The 2016 recipients Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to Melissa Dennison of Glasgow, Julie Ransdell of Bowling Green and Carol Wedge of Bowling Green.

WKU’s top volunteers, alumni recognized at Summit Awards

WKU recognized its top volunteers, alumni and alumni chapters Thursday night (Oct. 20) at the annual Summit Awards. Distinguished Service Medals to recognize the service of the University’s top volunteers were presented to Melissa Dennison of Glasgow, Julie Ransdell of Bowling Green and Carol Wedge of Bowling Green. Zach Wedding of Louisville was named the […]

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