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WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 24-28, 2015

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

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Biology professor named Interim Associate Provost for Research

A University Distinguished Professor in Biology at WKU has been named Interim Associate Provost for Research and Creative Activity. Cheryl Davis will start her new position Sept. 1. Dr. Davis is in her 25th year at WKU and has compiled an outstanding record as a faculty member with strong research credentials and a well-earned reputation […]

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ICYMI: News Around Campus

In case you missed it, here are links to some recent 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) WKU Good morning […]

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Kentucky Women Writers Conference to be livestreamed at WKU

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference — an annual conference held in Lexington attracting hundreds of writers from across the United States — is set for Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 and will be livestreamed at Cravens Library, Room 212, on WKU’s campus. Workshops and sessions are typically offered throughout the weekend at costs of up […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 17-21, 2015

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

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Snyder named Interim Dean of Potter College of Arts & Letters

Dr. Lawrence W. Snyder Jr. has been named Interim Dean of the Potter College of Arts & Letters at WKU. Dr. Snyder replaces Dr. David Lee, who began a two-year appointment Monday (Aug. 24) as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Larry Snyder is a talented academic leader who enjoys an excellent reputation in […]

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WKU reports $18.3 million in private gifts during 2014-2015

Yearly total second-highest in WKU history; record $9.6 million raised for scholarships; combined endowment at $143.7 million WKU announced Friday (Aug. 21) that it raised $18.3 million in private gifts during fiscal year 2014-15 — the second-highest total in the University’s history. Kathryn Costello, Special Advisor to the President, said this was an outstanding year […]

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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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Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU open house Aug. 30

Event will include official reading of governor’s proclamation declaring Sept. 13-19 as ‘Lifelong Learning Week’ in Kentucky The Society for Lifelong Learning (SLL) at WKU will kick off its fall term with an Open House and Annual Meeting from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Knicely Conference Center. An official reading of […]

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WKU Provost Emslie to step down; Lee named to position

Citing a desire to return to teaching and research, Dr. Gordon Emslie announced today (Aug. 18) that he is stepping down as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at WKU as of Aug. 24. After a brief sabbatical Dr. Emslie will return to teaching next January as a member of the Physics and Astronomy […]

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Mammoth Cave National Park to host Bat Night event Aug. 29

WKU will be among the agencies and organizations participating in the 5th annual Bat Night celebration on Aug. 29 at Mammoth Cave National Park. The event, hosted by the park and the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning, is free and everyone is invited to attend. “Bat Night gives our visitors and neighbors […]

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43 Gatton Academy students spend 3 weeks in England

Forty-three Gatton Academy students have returned home following a 23-day study abroad program to London and Harlaxton College in Grantham, England. Accompanying the students on the trip were Professor Walker Rutledge, WKU Department of English, and Dr. Julia Roberts, Beth Hawke, Zack Ryle and Danetra Hodge of The Gatton Academy. The Gatton Academy has offered […]

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