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2015 Convocation: Dr. Ransdell highlights successes, discusses challenges

President also presents annual awards at WKU’s opening session WKU President Gary Ransdell celebrated achievements of the past year, discussed challenges of the upcoming year and presented annual faculty and staff awards Friday morning (Aug. 21) at the 2015 opening convocation. Achievements include an improving ACT average for incoming freshmen (up from 21.5 four years […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 13-16, 2015

Here’s the first installment of WKU Week in Photos for the fall 2015 semester by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.  

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WKU Week in Photos: Summer 2015 edition

A busy summer on the Hill is winding down as WKU gears up for the start of the fall 2015 semester. Here’s a look back at several Summer 2015 activities and events in a special edition of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.    

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Regents approve property sale

The WKU Board of Regents today (July 24) approved the sale of 0.64 acres to Five Star Properties LLC for $600,000. The property is located between Kentucky and Adams streets adjoining vacant property that once housed Vinos and Hilltop Shops, which Five Star has under contract. The company plans to develop a pharmacy. The proceeds […]

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View from the Hill – Paul Just inducted into CoSIDA Hall of Fame

A man who has been a fixture in WKU athletics for nearly 50 years is being honored for his career in sports information.  This week Paul Just was inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America Hall of Fame.  Amy Bingham talks to him in this week’s View from the Hill.    

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Summer 2015 camps/activities

Here’s a list of some upcoming summer 2015 camps/programs/activities at WKU. For additional details, visit the camp websites or check out the listing of summer activities for youth in the area compiled by the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships at http://www.wku.edu/alive/summerfun/index.php. Arts Kentucky Museum Summer Day Camps: Art Paper Palooza with Lynne Ferguson, June […]

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WKU Regents approve tuition, property purchase

The WKU Board of Regents today (April 24) approved a 3.1 percent increase in resident undergraduate tuition for 2015-16. Resident undergraduate tuition will increase $171 per semester to $4,741. Nonresident undergraduate tuition will increase $390 per semester to $12,066. The tuition and fee schedule, which includes an approximately 3 percent increase in Student Athletic and […]

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WKU suspends swimming and diving program for 5 years

Effective immediately, WKU has suspended its intercollegiate swimming and diving program for five years, the University announced today (April 14). The 50-plus team members and coaches were informed of the decision this morning by WKU President Gary Ransdell and Director of Athletics Todd Stewart. “This is a very difficult and unfortunate decision on many levels,” […]

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WKU Week in Photos: March 23-27, 2015

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

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WKU Week in Photos: March 14-21, 2015

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

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2015 Girls’ Sweet 16 tournament March 11-15 at WKU’s Diddle Arena

WKU’s Diddle Arena will be the site of the 2015 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament March 11-15. Wednesday, March 11: First-round games — Henderson County, 59 Ashland Blazer 55; Male 78, Mercy 59; Covington Holy Cross 51, Bell County 33; Elizabethtown 79, Mercer County 38. Thursday, March 12: First-round games – Johnson […]

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WKU weather update for March 5-7, 2015

Here’s a WKU winter weather alert for Thursday-Saturday (March 5-7): Thursday and Friday classes (March 5-6) at all WKU campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices are closed Thursday (March 5), with essential personnel reporting. WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday (March 6). Classes Friday (March 6) remain canceled […]

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