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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 - Yining Chen

Dr. Yining Chen

Dr. Yining Chen

Mary R. Nixon Chair ~ Professor- Accounting

Office:  GH 510
Phone:  270-745-2982


Dr. Chen specializes in accounting information systems, financial accounting, and auditing. Her current research focuses on the effectiveness of analytical review procedures and implementation of information systems. She teaches accounting information systems and accounting principles.


Ph.D., Accounting, University of South Carolina
M.A., Accounting, University of South Carolina
B.B.A., Accounting, National Cheng Chi University

Dr. Chen earned her Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. Before joining Western Kentucky University, she was Associate Professor of Accountancy at Ohio University and Assistant Professor of Accounting at Concordia University in Canada. Professor Chen has authored articles in many leading academic and professional journals, including Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Management Information Systems, Information & Management, Review of Quantitative Finance & Accounting, Internal Auditing, Journal of End User Computing, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Global Information Management, Journal of Education for Business, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, and Journal of Applied Business Research.

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