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VIce Regional Chancellor
Bill Walter was named the Assistant Director at WKU-Glasgow in September, 2012. He oversees facility management, campus operations, student affairs, emergency response procedures, campus security and general administrative duties in support of Chancellor Dr. Sally Ray.
A native of Canton, Ohio, Bill received his Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, Rank I and Superintendent’s Certification through the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at WKU. He received an associate’s degree from the Community College of the Air Force, located at Maxwell Air Force Base, Al.
Bill is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he worked in medical administration, both stateside and overseas. He finished his tour of duty as an instructor in the School of Health Care Sciences at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, where he taught supervisory courses in medical resource management.
During his career in public education, Bill was an elementary teacher in Hart County before serving as a principal both in Hart and Barren counties. He’s been a central office director, assistant superintendent, associate superintendent and an interim superintendent for Barren County Schools. After retiring in August, 2012, Bill joined Western Kentucky University as the Assistant Director of WKU-Glasgow.
Bill also served as the Director of Communications for the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA), an organization of over 3,000 principals, counselors, superintendents and other public school administrators from across the Commonwealth. Currently, Bill is a communications advisor for Pennyroyal Leadership Group, LLC, a consulting firm that primarily conducts superintendent searches for Boards of Education in Kentucky on behalf of KASA.
Bill has a wealth of experience in human resources, organizational management and communications. He’s received numerous awards and recognition for his work and consults frequently with human resource managers and other public school administrators. He has several years of service in leadership roles at the regional and state levels, as well as extensive involvement with community organizations and civic groups.