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WKU Hilltopper Heritage

Student Organizations

WKU Hilltopper Heritage is a set of links to sources regarding the history of the university including biographies of faculty, staff and alumni, photographs and departmental histories. Some of the sites are maintained by other departments on campus and may not provide a link back to this site. In that event, use the BACK button on your browser, if you wish to return to this site.

For more information regarding the history of Western Kentucky University please contact the WKU Archives.

Administration Faculty & Staff
Alumni Photographs
Athletics Special Events
Buildings & Grounds Student Organizations
Collection Inventories WKU Traditions & Memories

Alumni Association

Alumni Association Chapters - Collection Inventory

General Events - Collection Inventory
Golden Anniversary Club - Collection Inventory
Hall of Distinguished Alumni - Collection Inventory

Publications - Collection Inventory

Amazing Tones of Joy  
Black Student Union  





College High Student Organizations


The Hilltoppers Quartet

Marching Band



BGBU Veterans Club

Pershing Rifles

Vertical File 
World War II Supplement


Groups & Associations - Collection Inventory
Groups & Associations - Digitized Photos

Professional / Departmental

Accounting Club   
Beta Gamma Sigma  
English Student Organizations - Collection Inventory
Forensics Team, 1906-07

French Club - Collection Inventory
Future Teachers of America  
Gordon Ford College of Business Student Organizations - Collection Inventory
ImageWest International

Journalism & Broadcasting - Collection Inventory
Junior American Dental Hygienist's Association

Kappa Tau Alpha - Journalism & Broadcasting
Phi Kappa Phi - Collection Inventory 
Sigma Delta Chi - Journalism & Broadcasting
W Club - Collection Inventory


Student Handbooks

Student Newspapers - Collection Inventory
The Elevator - 1909- 1916 full-text searchable, search for year
Green & Gold (PC) - full-text searchable

Publication Index 
Southern Educator - full-text searchable


Training School News 

Yearbooks - digitized


Newman Center


County Delegation Presidents Club - Collection Inventory 
Energy for Student Awareness

Spirit Masters  


Alpha Delta Pi - Collection Inventory
Chi Omega  
Kappa Delta  - Collection Inventory

  • Accepts Black Sister

Phi Mu - Collection Inventory

Student Activities, Organization & Leadership Office

Student Government Association

Campus Activities Board 
Event Records - Collection Inventory


Publications - Collection Inventory

Traditions Shared

Training School Student Organizations

Underground Newspapers

WKU Amateur Radio Club

Collection Inventory
Photographs - Collection Inventory
QSL Cards - digitized

A college is not its campus, its walks, its buildings. A college is an ideal, a spirit, a long tradition, a zeal for more life and more knowledge. It is more than its president, more than its board of control, more than its faculty and students of a single year. A college represents the friendships and the achievements of all the known and unknown people who have made it possible, who have given it a distinct stamp, who have extended it material and moral support, who have interpreted its spirit into useful lives.

~Henry Cherry

WKU Amateur Radio Club

Pi Mu

Recreation Club


Pershing Rifles

Alpha Sigma

Amazing Tones of Joy

Student Government Association









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