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WKU president Timothy Caboni discusses budget overspending at a faculty senate meeting on Oct. 19. He discussed the $11 million overspend from last year, faculty and staff compensation and answered written faculty questions.
EDITORIAL: It's time to hold WKU leadership to a higher standard
Herald Editorial Board November 9, 2023

As students, we chose to attend Western Kentucky University out of love for the university and everything it offers. We live and learn...

Faculty Regent Shane Spiller listens to WKU president Caboni talk about budget during a Board of Regents committee meeting on October 20, 2023.
Board of Regents approve $18 million carry forward return, discuss enrollment numbers and Hilltopper Field House
Alexandria Anderson, Editor-in-Chief • October 20, 2023

The WKU Board of Regents committees met on Friday to approve the allocation of $18 million in carry forward funds and various personnel salary...

WKU president Timothy Caboni speaks at a faculty senate meeting on October 19, 2023.
Caboni appears before Faculty Senate, discusses budget, compensation
Molly Dobberstein, Alexandria Anderson, and Maggie Phelps October 19, 2023

WKU President Timothy Caboni appeared before the Faculty Senate on Thursday at their monthly meeting to answer questions primarily about the...

Several top WKU administrators set to receive pay increases, 1% raise set for most university employees
Several top WKU administrators set to receive pay increases, 1% raise set for most university employees
Molly Dobberstein and Alexandria Anderson October 17, 2023

Editor's note: This story was updated at 5:47 p.m. on Oct. 17 with a comment from WKU.  Several top administrators are set to receive significant...

$11 million budget overspending in 2022-23 due to athletics, enrollment divisions and one-time payments
$11 million budget overspending in 2022-23 due to athletics, enrollment divisions and one-time payments
Alexandria Anderson, Editor-in-Chief • October 12, 2023

Editor’s note: This story was updated with further information detailing the breakdown of the $11 million overspend.  The $11 million gap...

WKU spending exceeded revenues by more than $11 million in 2022-2023
WKU spending exceeded revenues by more than $11 million in 2022-2023
Alexandria Anderson, Editor-in-Chief • October 11, 2023

Editor’s note: Another story about this subject will follow after an interview held with Susan Howarth on Thursday, Oct. 12. WKU spent more...

WKU president Timothy Caboni discusses budget overspending at a faculty senate meeting on Oct. 19. He discussed the $11 million overspend from last year, faculty and staff compensation and answered written faculty questions.
EDITORIAL: It's time to hold WKU leadership to a higher standard
Herald Editorial Board November 9, 2023

As students, we chose to attend Western Kentucky University out of love for the university and everything it offers. We live and learn...

WKU subsidy of athletics tops $25 million in 2022-23, report says
WKU subsidy of athletics tops $25 million in 2022-23, report says
Jake McMahon, Sports editor • February 29, 2024

Hilltopper athletics required subsidies of more than $25.3 million from WKU to balance the athletics budget in 2022-23, a record amount that...

WKU president Timothy Caboni discusses budget overspending at a faculty senate meeting on Oct. 19. He discussed the $11 million overspend from last year, faculty and staff compensation and answered written faculty questions.
EDITORIAL: It's time to hold WKU leadership to a higher standard
Herald Editorial Board November 9, 2023

As students, we chose to attend Western Kentucky University out of love for the university and everything it offers. We live and learn...

Faculty Regent Shane Spiller listens to WKU president Caboni talk about budget during a Board of Regents committee meeting on October 20, 2023.
Board of Regents approve $18 million carry forward return, discuss enrollment numbers and Hilltopper Field House
Alexandria Anderson, Editor-in-Chief • October 20, 2023

The WKU Board of Regents committees met on Friday to approve the allocation of $18 million in carry forward funds and various personnel salary...

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