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3 to join WKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni during 2016 Homecoming

A beloved WKU athletic trainer and mentor, a retired Chief Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, and a nationally recognized educator will join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. Bill “Doc E” Edwards, the Hon. Tom Emberton Sr. and Dr. Chester C. Travelstead will be inducted during WKU’s 2016 Homecoming celebration. The 25th […]

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WKU Libraries receives national recognition for PR, social media campaigns

WKU Libraries received the “Award for Excellence” in the Library Public Relations Materials and Social Media Campaign categories at the awards banquet for the Academic Library Advancement and Development Network (ALADN) conference held June 2-4 in Boston, Massachusetts. The ALADN conference is an annual conference bringing together professionals from academic libraries across the United States […]

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Regents select firm to assist with presidential search

The WKU Board of Regents on Friday (April 22) chose the firm of Isaacson, Miller to assist in the search for a new president. Isaacson, Miller, with offices in Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., will help develop a qualified, diverse pool of applicants; recruit candidates; conduct reference checks and assist with screening candidates. WKU […]

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Parking and traffic advisory for April 23 events on campus

Here’s an advisory from WKU Parking and Transportation: The following events will increase traffic congestion and parking demand on WKU’s campus Saturday (April 23). Use caution if you will be on campus and allow extra time to reach your destination. Topper Orientation Program (TOP) in Downing Student Union all day. Parking in PS2. Kentucky Science […]

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Donations expected to reach 20,000 for CANstruct® event

WKU ALIVE Center food drive part of Greek Week Philanthropy Day 20,000. That is just under the number of people that can fit in Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, and it is also the number of canned food items expected Saturday (April 23) for the sixth annual CANstruct® for a Cause event at WKU. This year’s […]

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2016 Homecoming set for Oct. 22

WKU’s 2016 Homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 22. The Hilltoppers will face Old Dominion in the annual Homecoming football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. for national TV broadcast. The 2016 Homecoming theme and other event information will be released later and will be available at alumni.wku.edu/homecoming. More: Kickoff […]

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WKU Week in Photos: March 28-April 1, 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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Rick Stansbury named Hilltopper basketball coach

With 293 career wins and 11 postseason trips as a head coach to his credit, Rick Stansbury has been named the 15th head men’s basketball coach at WKU, Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced on Monday. A formal press conference to introduce Stansbury is set for 1 p.m. inside the Jack and Jackie Harbaugh Club […]

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Statement on WKU Hilltopper Basketball

WKU Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced today (March 17) that Fredrick Edmond, Marlon Hunter and Chris McNeal have been suspended from the men’s basketball program following the outcome of a hearing conducted by the University Disciplinary Committee Wednesday night. “Federal law prevents us from public discussion of any details related to student disciplinary cases,” […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 15-20, 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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Online-only Winter 2016 edition of WKU SPIRIT available

The WKU Alumni Association has released an online-only Winter 2016 edition of WKU SPIRIT magazine. According to Marc Archambault, WKU’s Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, this online-only edition will supplement the organization’s three regular print publications, which are sent each spring, summer and fall. “We are excited about this online-only edition, as it […]

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View from the Hill – Lady Topper Kendall Noble

Kendall Noble secured her place in WKU history last Saturday when she became the first Lady Topper to net a triple double.  Amy Bingham talks with the Conference USA Player of the Week in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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