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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Dr. Thad Crews

Dr. Thad Crews

Associate Professor- Information Systems

Office:  GH 219
Phone:  270-745-4643


Dr. Crews specializes in the areas of simulation, knowledge-based training, and usability factors regarding technology. He has taught 16 difference courses in computer science and computer information systems, including programming, systems analysis and design, softwware engineering, operating systems, artifical intelligence, and research methods. His current research focuses on the use of computer technology for teaching, training, learning, and assessment.


Ph.D., Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
M.S., Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
B.S., Computer Science, Western Kentucky University

Dr. Crews is a member of various professional organizations including the Association of Computer Machinery and the National Association of Information Technology Professionals. Dr. Crews has worked professionally as a software engineer for Electronics Data Systems (EDS). He remains active in professional consulting for both the public and private sector.

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