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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

Department of Modern Languages: Contact Information


Department of Modern Languages
251 Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center
1906 College Heights Blvd. # 31029
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1029
Phone: 270-745-2401
Fax: 270-745-6859

Email for general inquiries:

Department Head:
Dr. Laura McGee

Academic Advisor for current language majors:
Susann Davis

Academic Advisor for new language majors:
Michelangelo Zapata

Coordinators for major/minor programs:
Arabic: Dr. David DiMeo
Chinese: Dr. Ke Peng
French: Dr. Karin Egloff
German: Dr. Laura McGee
Spanish (for potential majors): Dr. Melissa Stewart
Spanish (for general placement questions/teacher certification): Dr. Kelly Conroy

Contact persons for other languages:
Russian: Ekaterina Myakshina
Japanese: Joe Ertl
Korean: Myeongok Lee


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