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Kentucky Museum at WKU presents Conscience of the Human Spirit. The Life of Nelson Mandela Exhibit. September 8, 2015-January 31, 2016. [IMAGE of Quilt] Wasted Years, quilt by Carolyn Crump, Houston, Texas, USA. Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, courtesy of the MSU Museum.Faculty, Staff & Spouses* Take the Top Life Pledge and Know Your Numbers On-Campus Biometric Screenings Available Oct. 1 – Dec. 18, 2015 Between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Complete your online Health Assessment and Biometric Screening by December 18, 2015.  Call GGC@WKU (270) 745-CARE (2273) to schedule your appointment. If medically possible, please refrain from food or drink, other than black coffee or water, 8 to 12 hours prior to your screening appointment.  *Benefits eligible employees and participating spouses/partners. WKU Top Life Wellness (logo)New Zealand Recreation & Tourism in Middle-earth (Study Abroad Winter 2015 during NZ summer)  The adventure of a lifetime awaits you.  16-day educational adventure Open to all majors, 3 credit hours Apply now: Follow: @NZwku  Surfing, paddleboarding, blackwater rafting, Hobbiton / LOTR film industry, WETA, jet boating, Maori tourism, Milford Sound.  Recreation Administration – One Major, Many Careers – Homecoming Concert. Thursday, November 5 with special guest Kelsea Ballerini. Hunter Hayes 21 Tour. Presented by WKU Campus Activities Board. Learn more at is only the fourth university worldwide to be designated as a "Safe Community" by the National Safety Council.
Human Resources & Policies

Our Human Resources site allows you to search for current job vacancies, retirement information, employee benefits. For a collection of all official policies in use by the campus community, visit the Policies page.

Information Technology

The goal of WKU’s IT Division is to provide  students, faculty, and staff with superior customer service; reliable and timely technical support; state-of-the-art technology tools; comprehensive training; and convenient access to computing and telecommunications resources. Find out how to obtain technical support from the IT Helpdesk, advance your knowledge with Technology Training,  and ask for assistance with Classroom Technology.  

President & University Administration

Learn more about the administration at WKU including the University's President, Board of Regents, Provost, Financial Affairs and EOO. These departments are responsible for determining University policy and providing strategic leadership and oversight of all functions of the institution.

Faculty Development & University Senate

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) supports the professional development needs of faculty at WKU. They disseminate best practices in teaching and pedagogy, promote innovative use of technology in the classroom, offer support for faculty research, and much more. The WKU Senate is devoted to furthering the university’s mission by providing a forum for faculty deliberation and contribution to shared governance.

Staff Council

The WKU Staff Council strives to enhance the productivity and employment experience of every Western Kentucky University staff member and to help the University achieve its educational goals.

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