Mr. Howard Bailey
Vice President for Student Affairs
Office: Potter Hall 442
Phone: (270) 745-2791
Mr. Howard Bailey is Vice President for Student Affairs at Western Kentucky University, and is responsible for supervising 125 professional and several hundred student employees in eight departments. Previously he served as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Student Life at WKU. Bailey is the primary student advocate for more than 20,000 students and oversees their general welfare outside the classroom. He received both his B.A. and M.A. degrees from WKU. For the past 40 years Bailey has worked in the area of college student development where he has assisted thousands of college students in graduating and preparing themselves for the real world. He also serves on many boards and commissions at local, state and national levels.