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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar













2015-2016-South Africa

2016-2017-South Korea

2017-2018-Bosnia & Herzegovina




 Need funding for your International Year Of program/event?

Check out our International Year of Country Support Grant!



Role of Faculty Leader

The Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar Leader will be selected by the Office of International Programs based on his or her expertise and experience in the target country/region.  Ideally, Faculty Leaders will be identified and confirmed no less than one (1) full year in advance of the scheduled Seminar.

  • Assist in the evaluation of applications;
  • Collaborate with OIP to develop supplementary reading list for participants;
  • Conduct and design all pre-seminar meetings;
  • Work with Coordinator of International Programs to make arrangements (travel, housing, meetings, etc) on site;
  • Work with the Coordinator of International Programs to obtain additional funding should it prove necessary;
  • Lead a Post-Seminar debriefing to gather feedback from faculty participants;
  • Serve on IYO Planning Committee.


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 Last Modified 9/25/14