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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

GFCB Accounting Staff - Richard Callahan

Richard Callahan

Richard Callahan

Executive-in-Residence - Accounting

Office:  GH 515
Phone:  270-745-2924


Mr. Callahan is a licensed CPA and is a retired partner of BKD, LLP, one of the ten largest accounting firms in the U.S. He specialized in tax planning and consulting for business owners for most of his thirty-two year career in public accounting. He has assisted multiple business owners with business succession, including sales of businesses to ESOPs. He was the Tax Director for the Bowling Green, KY office of BKD, LLP for twenty years. He was accredited in business valuation by the AICPA and was a licensed Certified Financial Planner until retirement from public accounting in 2007.


M.S., Accounting, University of Kentucky
B.A., Business and Chemistry, Centre College of Kentucky

Mr. Callahan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. He currently serves on the board of the Central Region Innovation and Commercialization Center.

He has been active in various community organizations, such as United Way, Capitol Arts Alliance, and the Commonwealth Health Foundation. He is a 1992 graduate of Leadership Bowling Green and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1969 through 1973.

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