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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









Hall of Fame

image file Brigadier General Roy S. Kelley
(Retired, US Army, Aug 1971)
WKU Class of 1939
Deceased April 1, 1993
  image fileLowe Colonel Gregory A. Lowe
(Retired, US Army, June 1998)
WKU Class of 1968
gower Colonel Wilford D. Gower
(Retired, US Army, 1964)
WKU Class of 1940
  image file Colonel Elliott P. “Bud” Sydnor, Jr.
(Retired, US Army, Aug 1981)
WKU Class of 1952
image file Brigadier General Kenneth R. Fleenor
(Retired, US Air Force, Aug 1980)
WKU Class of 1952
  image file Paul W. McDaniel
Ph.D., Nuclear Physics
WKU Class of 1936
image file Dr. Jack W. Thacker, Jr.
Professor of History
Western Kentucky University
  image file Mrs. Connie L. Colter
Hilltopper Battalion
Western Kentucky University
image file Brigadier General Herbert M. Wassom
WKU Class of 1961
Deceased August 1988
  image file Colonel Raymond T. Nutter
(Retired, US Army, June 1978)
WKU Class of 1954
image file Dr. Jerry R. Wilder
Vice President for Student Affairs
Western Kentucky University
WKU ROTC Class of 1961
  image file Brigadier General Joseph A. Smith
WKU Class of 1976
image file Major General Larry G. Smith
WKU Class of 1966
  image file Dr. Dero G. Downing
image file Captain (Retired) William E. Eskridge
(Retired, US Army, 1984)
WKU Class of 1980
  image file Captain William E. Hocker
WKU Class of 1962
image file Colonel Sidney Carpenter
(Retired, US Army, November 1966)
WKU Class of 1939
  image file Colonel (Retired) Robert H. Taylor
WKU Class of 1966
image file Captain Charles F. Thomas IV
WKU Class of 1968
Deceased April 1971
  image file Lieutenant General Theodore C. Nicholas
WKU Class of 1978
image file Colonel Gary A. Riggs
(Retired, US Army Sep 1988)
WKU Class of 1958
  image file Brigadier General (Retired) Alan E. Grice
WKU Class of 1976
image file Larry G. Loftis
WKU Class of 1968
   Miles  Dr. James W. Miles (LTC)

 WKU Class of 1940


Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Kenneth Hightower

WKU Class of 1960

1LT Eric David Yates

WKU Class of 2008


Captain Stephan R.Fogle

WKU Class of 1976


Brigadier General Omer C. Tooley, Jr.

WKU Class of 1974

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