WKU President Timothy Caboni, along with Provost Cheryl Stevens, Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness Molly Kerby, and Director of Student Conduct Michael J. Crowe, sent an email out to students, faculty, and staff on Tuesday that outlined initiatives for curbing racism on campus.
In a press conference on Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear urged the Kentucky State Police to investigate a shooting in Louisville that led to the death of a local restaurant owner early Monday morning.
WKU rolled out a draft of its plan to reopen campus for the Fall 2020 semester, with President Timothy Caboni saying on Thursday that classes would begin as scheduled on Aug. 24, with in-person instruction ending the Friday before Thanksgiving.
The WKU Board of Regents voted unanimously to keep tuition at the current level for the coming year during a special meeting on Wednesday, and eliminated the extra fee for taking an online class in 2020-21.
WKU has issued more than $2 million in direct aid to about 3,100 students under the federal CARES Act, President Timothy Caboni said Wednesday.
WKU Provost Cheryl Stevens announced two revisions to the Pass, D, Fail grading policy on Wednesday. The revisions allow students who received a passing grade to revert to a traditional letter grade by May 31.
The WKU Board of Regents will consider two proposals for tuition in a special meeting Wednesday -- one holding the line for the coming year, and the other increasing tuition by 2%.
After both the staff and faculty senates voted to create an alternate salary reduction strategy to address the university’s budget deficit amid the coronavirus pandemic, WKU President Timothy Caboni announced a revised budget plan with tiered salary reductions.
The Faculty Senate Executive Committee joined its staff counterpart on Thursday, approving a list of strategies it is recommending to the university administration for dealing with the budget crisis WKU faces from the global coronavirus pandemic.
The WKU Staff Senate is joining its faculty counterpart in asking the university administration to move forward with temporary, tiered salary reductions for the coming year to address a portion of WKU’s budget crisis and potentially save some jobs.