WKU’s Board of Regents approved a $387.8 million operating budget for the coming year on Friday, one that will require the university’s academic colleges to trim spending by $3.4 million and support units to cut $5.2 million.
The Board of Regents will have a special meeting at 9 a.m. Friday to consider WKU’s $387.8 million budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year that relies on more than $13.2 million in money left over from the current budget year to balance.
WKU’s University Senate voted to change parts of WKU’s policy on consensual faculty and student relationships during a meeting last Thursday.
President Timothy Caboni announced Amanda Trabue as the new vice president for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement in an email to faculty and staff Friday.
Susan Howarth has been named WKU's new executive vice president for strategy, operations and finance, according to an email from WKU President Timothy Caboni.