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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

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

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Dr. Paul T. Barrett

Paul Barrett

Dr. Paul T. Barrett, CPA, is an entrepreneur, tax and financial advisor, executive coach, educator, researcher, and author. He has been an important leader in companies that have gone from start up to Fortune 2000 status. He has been engaged to coach some of the most recognized executives in the profit and non-profit worlds, and he has written and published more than forty articles and one book on Business and Tax Issues. He has presented workshops on sales and business leadership topics throughout the country.

He is a highly regarded business leader, and currently holds the position of Dean and Professor of Business for the College of Business and Economics at Longwood University in south central Virginia, USA. This position involves strategic and tactical planning and execution for a business school that is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Under his direction the college has opened a Cyber Security Center, a Logistics Center and a Leadership and Innovation Center bringing national and global attention to the school. Additional plans have been formulated and launched to accelerate the growth of the school in attracting and maintaining the highest quality faculty, recruiting top notch business students, and enhancing Longwood University's status as a preferred source of graduates by employers, particularly in infrastructure technology fields.

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