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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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Contact the WKU Department of English

Interested in learning more about WKU English? Feel free to contact our department with any questions, concerns, or comments you may have about our programs, courses, faculty, clubs, activities, or visiting speakers. We're here to help!


Call us: Main office:  (270) 745-3043

Fax:             (270) 745-2533  

Send us mail:

Western Kentucky University

Department of English

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11086

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086


Stop by the English office: Cherry Hall 135

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Talk to the Department Head: Head of English:  Dr. Rob Hale

Office:                  Cherry Hall 135B


Phone:                 (270) 743-3043     

Meet our Advisors and Directors:

Creative Writing:  Dr. Molly McCaffrey

 English for Secondary Teachers:  Dr. David LeNoir

 Literature:  Dr. Alison Langdon

 Professional Writing:  Dr. Jeffrey Rice

 Teaching English as a Second Language:  Dr. Alex Poole

 Honors Studies:  Professor Walker Rutledge

 Composition Director:  Dr. Chris Ervin

 Graduate Studies:  Dr. Wes Berry

Henry Hardin Cherry Hall

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