December proved to be a time of uncertainty for WKU’s faculty members, as letters sent out to five instructors who taught a total of 564 students last fall in the Ogden College of Science and Engineering notified them their one-year contract would not be renewed for the next academic year.Th…
WKU is creating a “Greek life self assessment committee” following multiple incidents last fall of Greek organizations using racial slurs in songs.In his semesterly meeting with the Herald editorial board, WKU President Timothy Caboni said the committee is being led by Brian Kuster, vice pre…
Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting addressed a resolution regarding the non-renewal of WKU instructors, changes in the academic calendar and the program review conducted for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
WKU President Timothy Caboni was mentioned as a person to watch in the search for new Louisiana State University leadership in a recent article from Business Report, a Baton Rouge based publication.
Retention rates of freshmen enrolled in the Fall 2018 semester to the Fall 2019 semester increased from last year’s rates, according to an email sent out by Cheryl Stevens, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, on Tuesday morning.
Provost Emerita Barbara Burch, 81, who served in several vital roles at WKU, died in Bowling Green on Jan. 5 shortly after midnight, Brad Birge, a Warren County deputy coroner said.
Throughout the week, at least five WKU instructors received letters notifying them that their positions were eliminated starting June 30, 2020. The number of students enrolled in classes taught by the instructors in the Fall 2019 semester totals 514, and 458 in the Spring 2020 semester.
At the last Faculty Senate meeting of the decade, senators addressed the dissolvement of academic programs, WKU instructor layoffs and passed a resolution to transfer funding from athletics to academics.
The Herald was mistakenly told adjunct faculty members received letters about their positions being eliminated. However, after further reporting and clarification it was revealed instructors were the actual recipients. The Herald regrets this error and has corrected the story.