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Vic Richey to present 2017 Hays Watkins Lecture on March 31

Vic Richey, Chairman, CEO and President of ESCO Technologies, Inc., a St. Louis-based technology company with subsidiaries operating throughout the United States and around the world, is coming to WKU on March 31 as the Gordon Ford College of Business’ 2017 Hays Watkins Visiting CEO. Richey, who received his undergraduate degree from WKU, will present […]

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Biology graduate publishes research on perception of elephant impact on ecosystem

WKU biology graduate Adam Edge of Shepherdsville is the lead author of a paper titled “Examining Human Perception of Elephants and Large Trees for Insights into Conservation of an African Savanna Ecosystem” that has been published in the journal Human Dimensions of Wildlife. Edge, who was a student in the Honors College at WKU and […]

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WKU Week in Photos: March 6-10, 2017

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

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Class of 2017 inducted into Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

Three new members of the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame were inducted Wednesday (March 8) during a ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. Members of the ninth class, chosen by a statewide selection committee, were Opal T. Sibert, Ron Skillern and Joe Westerfield. Sibert, who spent most of her 30-year […]

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Fourth annual IdeaFestival Bowling Green March 15 at WKU

The fourth annual IdeaFestival Bowling Green will be held in the Downing Student Union at WKU on March 15 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST. Sponsored by The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU, this year’s festival expects over 600 regional high school and middle school students for morning speaker sessions and afternoon hands-on […]

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Morel appointed to WKU Alumni National Board of Directors

The WKU Alumni Association recently appointed Joe Morel (’02), a Lifetime Member of the WKU Alumni Association, to serve as a member of the organization’s National Board of Directors. A Senior Mortgage Lender with Franklin Bank & Trust Company, Morel and his wife, Christi (’02, ’07), make their home in Bowling Green with their two […]

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WKU music faculty members, alumni honored by KMEA

Two WKU music faculty members and two WKU alumni were honored Feb. 10 at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association conference in Louisville. Dr. Gary Schallert, Director of Bands and Professor of Music, received the University Teacher of the Year award. Dr. Schallert also conducts the WKU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band and teaches graduate […]

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WKU Fall 2016 Graduates List

The WKU Fall 2016 Graduates List is available online. The list includes names and hometowns as listed by the students and the degree received. Bowling Green/Warren County students Other Kentucky students; U.S. students; international students Within each category, students are listed in ZIP Code order. To view the lists, visit http://www.wku.edu/mediarelations/gradlist.php Contact: Bob Skipper, (270) […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus — January 2017 edition

In case you missed it, here are links to some January 2017 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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Regents approve naming Honors College at WKU for Dixie and Pete Mahurin

The WKU Board of Regents today (Jan. 27) honored Dixie and Pete Mahurin for their legacy of support for gifted education by naming the Honors College for them. The Mahurins, of Bowling Green, are both WKU alumni. WKU President Gary A. Ransdell said their philanthropic and leadership support to WKU spans more than four decades. […]

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Dr. Timothy C. Caboni named 10th president at WKU

The WKU Board of Regents on Friday (Jan. 27) selected Dr. Timothy C. Caboni as the University’s 10th president. Dr. Caboni will begin his duties July 1 following the retirement of President Gary A. Ransdell. “The Presidential Search Committee and the WKU Board of Regents spent countless hours over the last 11 months identifying the […]

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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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