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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes 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.

The Graduate School - Graduate Faculty

Graduate Faculty are recommended for appointment and continuation by the Graduate Council to the Graduate Dean.  Approval of Graduate Faculty status is based on evidence of scholarly attainment, active participation in research, scholarly activities which are recognized or commended by professional organizations in the candidates field, and willingness to direct the study of graduate students.

Graduate Faculty may be elected to serve as a faculty representative on Graduate Council, as well as advise graduate students, teach graduate level courses, and serve on thesis or dissertation committees.

Membership types include:

  • Regular - tenured faculty with terminal degree in field; associate professor or higher rank; minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience at senior college or graduate level.
  • Associate - untenured faculty with terminal degree in field; hold faculty appointment; minimum of one year of full time teaching experience at senior college level or evidence of field experience.
  • Temporary -  faculty member with appropriate degree and experience in teaching field.
  • Adjunct - not a WKU faculty member who meets Associate status otherwise or presents equal qualifications based on education and experience specific to the assignment.


Current Membership
Graduate Faculty Application 



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