Western Kentucky University

University Presidents Leadership Series

Personal statements made by presidents about fundraising:

In regard to fundraising, you must know when to perform the art and when to apply the science.

A university president in a recent study

For more information, contact Scott Shonk,
scott.shonk@wku.edu,
(270) 745-1936.

Driving Directions

The WKU Knicely Conference Center (venue for the University Presidents Leadership Series) is located at the WKU South Campus at 654 Campbell Lane* in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

  • From WKU at University Blvd and Nashville Road: Travel 1.2 miles south on Nashville Road (31-W). Turn right at Walgreen’s onto Campbell Lane. Go .2 miles, then turn right at the Knicely Conference Center sign.
  • From Lexington/Louisville: Take I-65 south to the Natcher Parkway (Exit 20). Take the Natcher Parkway north to Exit 6, 31-W (Franklin/Bowling Green.) Turn right onto 31-W (Nashville Road). Go 1.5 miles, then turn left onto Campbell Lane. Go .2 miles, then turn right at the Knicely Conference Center sign.
  • From Nashville International Airport (BNA): Exit the airport on Terminal Dr toward I-40. Take the ramp onto I-40 W. Take exit 215B to merge onto TN-155 N/Briley Pkwy. Take the exit toward I-65 N. Take exit 16A on the left to merge onto I-65 N toward Louisville. After entering Kentucky, take the William H. Natcher exit toward Bowling Green/Owensboro. Merge onto KY-9007 N. Take exit 6 to merge onto US-31W N/Nashville Rd. Turn left onto Campbell Ln. Go .2 miles, then turn right at the Knicely Conference Center sign.
  • From Nashville/Memphis: Take I-65 north to the Natcher Parkway, Exit (20). Take the Natcher Parkway north to Exit 6, 31-W (Franklin/Bowling Green.) Turn right onto 31-W (Nashville Road). Go 1.5 miles, then turn left onto Campbell Lane. Go .2 miles, then turn right at the Knicely Conference Center sign.
  • From Owensboro: Take the William Natcher Parkway South to Exit 6, 31-W (Franklin/Bowling Green). Turn left toward Bowling Green onto 31-W (Nashville Road). Travel 1.6 miles and turn left onto Campbell Lane. Go .2 miles, then turn right at the Knicely Conference Center sign.

*For Internet and GPS mapping services, use 2355 Nashville Road.

 Last Modified 7/25/13