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WKU Regents dined on foods from Kentucky farms and producers at the WKU Ag Farm during their annual retreat.WKU's Board of Regents installed new officers Friday (July 24). From left: Frederick A. Higdon of Lebanon, Chair; Melissa B. Dennison of Glasgow, Vice Chair and Cynthia Harris of Louisville, Secretary.WKU Regents toured the Alltech brewing facility at the Center for Research and Development on April 22, 2016.The WKU Board of Regents toured the set of 'Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea," an upcoming show on WKU-PBS, during their annual retreat in July 2015.Tamela Smith was sworn in as new Staff Regent on July 24, 2015.WKU Regents enjoyed dinner at the WKU Ag Farm at their annual retreat on July 23, 2015.President Gary A. Ransdell recognized Mr. Laurence J. Zielke for his time as Regent on April 22, 2016.WKU Regents toured the Alltech brewing facility at the Center for Research and Development on April 22, 2016.

WKU Regents dined on foods from Kentucky farms and producers at the WKU Ag Farm during their annual retreat.

WKU's Board of Regents installed new officers Friday (July 24). From left: Frederick A. Higdon of Lebanon, Chair; Melissa B. Dennison of Glasgow, Vice Chair and Cynthia Harris of Louisville, Secretary.

WKU Regents toured the Alltech brewing facility at the Center for Research and Development on April 22, 2016.

The WKU Board of Regents toured the set of 'Cooking 80/20 with Robin Shea," an upcoming show on WKU-PBS, during their annual retreat in July 2015.

Tamela Smith was sworn in as new Staff Regent on July 24, 2015.

WKU Regents enjoyed dinner at the WKU Ag Farm at their annual retreat on July 23, 2015.

President Gary A. Ransdell recognized Mr. Laurence J. Zielke for his time as Regent on April 22, 2016.

WKU Regents toured the Alltech brewing facility at the Center for Research and Development on April 22, 2016.

About the WKU Board of Regents

The governing body of Western Kentucky University is an 11 member Board of Regents. Eight of the members are appointed by the Governor from among nominees submitted by a nominating commission. These members serve up to two six-year terms.

Faculty and staff representatives are elected by their peers to three-year terms. The student representative is the President of the Student Government Association and is elected to a one-year term.

All members have voting privileges.



2016 Meeting Schedule / Agendas*

Unless otherwise noted, board meetings take place in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room located on the second floor of the Mass Media and Technology Hall.

Quarterly Meetings

Committee Meetings

  • March 11, 2016, Presidential Search Committee (AGENDA)
  • March 12, 2016, Executive Committee Meeting (AGENDA)
  • June 3, 2016, Presidential Search Committee (AGENDA)
  • July 20, 2016, Presidential Search Committee (AGENDA)
  • September 23, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. (CT) at The Gatton Academy, Great Hall (AGENDA)
  • September 30, 2016, Presidential Search Committee (AGENDA)
  • December 9, 2016

Special Called Meetings

  • February 12, 2016 (AGENDA)

  • March 11, 2016 Presidential Search Committee Meeting (AGENDA)

  • April 1, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting (AGENDA)

  • June 3, 2016 Presidential Search Committee Meeting (AGENDA)

  • June 24, 2016 Special Budget Approval Meeting (AGENDA & PACKET)

  • July 21, 2016 Board of Regents Retreat (AGENDA & PACKET)

  • August 19, 2016 Special Called Meeting (AGENDA)

*See Meeting Archives for available meeting minutes and Podcasts for audio recordings.


 

 

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