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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


The Gordon Ford College of Business Mission

The Mission of the Gordon Ford College of Business is to be a leader in providing high quality, applied undergraduate business education and select graduate programs that meet the needs of the business community.

To achieve this Mission, the programs of the Gordon Ford College of Business focus on:

  • Functional interdependence and the global environment of business
  • Values conducive to personal and professional development
  • Development of reasoning, creative and critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Awareness of ethics and the importance of ethical decision-making
  • Knowledge and application of current information systems and technology
  • Effective listening, speaking, and writing skills
  • Professional and personal quality improvement and lifelong learning

In fulfilling the College and University Missions, and with a balanced emphasis on teaching, research, and service, a highly qualified faculty of the Gordon Ford College strives for effective teaching and active student learning. The faculty demonstrates competency through continuous intellectual activity in discipline based, applied or instructional research. The currency and relevancy of research and pedagogical activity are supported by active faculty participation with professional associations and projects and other initiatives with business, industry, and government organizations.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14