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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

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

Administrative Council - Bryan B. Russell

Bryan B. Russell, LEED AP

Bryan B. Russell, LEED AP

Chief Facilities Officer

Office:  Chief Facilities Officer Division
Phone:  270-745-5818
Email:  bryan.russell@wku.edu

Bio

Bryan B. Russell was named Chief Facilities Officer for Western Kentucky University in May 2014. He is responsible for the leadership and management of WKU’s Facilities Management Department, Planning, Design, and Construction Department, Environmental, Health, and Safety Department, and Office of Sustainability.

Bryan came to WKU with the Sodexho Marriott Management Construction Division in 1999 as a Senior Project Manager during the $60M transformation of the resident halls completing Bates Runner Hall, Minton Hall, Poland Hall and Directional Halls during his tenure. Bryan returned to WKU in 2008 as Director for the Planning, Design, and Construction Department. Since his return to WKU, he has provided oversight for approximately $300M in completed construction. Currently this team is managing over $100M in active construction projects for WKU.

Prior to his arrival at WKU, Bryan worked for Detrex Corporation, Equipment Division for 15 years in a worldwide market for custom cleaning equipment. Bryan served in many roles from Application Engineer, Sales Engineer, and ultimately as Business Manager.

Bryan earned a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology from WKU in 1984.

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