Assistant to the Director
Joshua Hayes received his Bachelor of Science degree from Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He double majored in business management and marketing, minored in sociology and graduated with honors in 2005. Immediately after graduation, he began working full-time at Western Kentucky University (WKU) in the Office of Equal Opportunity/504/ADA Compliance (now titled Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services). He currently serves as Assistant to the Director.
During his time at WKU he graduated with a Master of Arts in Administrative Dynamics, earned a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Studies and completed his Master of Education in Adult Education degree with a 4.0 grade point average. He was honored as the Outstanding Graduate Student in Adult Education and received the Dean’s Citation for Academics from the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Department of Educational Administration, Leadership and Research at WKU. Josh began his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington in August 2011.
In addition to being a strong advocate for leadership and education, Josh also believes in being actively involved in his community through students and organizations. He is the 2011 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Bowling Green/Warren County Branch Immediate Past President, current Assistant Treasurer and Co-Advisor for the WKU Chapter. A member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, he served or is currently presiding in roles such as the Kentucky Employment Initiative Coordinator, Vice President and Associate Editor-of-the-Sphinx for the Omicron Nu Lambda Chapter in Radcliff, KY, 2009 Chapter Brother of the Year and Advisor for the Eta Rho Chapter at WKU. Josh was also recognized as a 2009 WKU Distinguished Faculty/Staff, is a Big Brothers Big Sisters Board Member, Mentor and 2008 Big Brother of the Year.