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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

Board of Regents Members - Phillip W. Bale

Dr. Phillip W. Bale

Dr. Phillip W. Bale



Dr. Phillip W. Bale is a Family Physician from Glasgow, KY where he serves as the Medical Director and Founder of Bale Center for Prevention of Heart Attack, Stroke & Diabetes.  He received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; his M.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine; and Degree of Fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Dr. Bale currently serves as the Chairman of the Kentucky Museum Board of Directors.  He is married to Kristen Bale who served on the WKU Board of Regents from 1997 to 2001 and they have four children.  His term on the Board ends June 2015.

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