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Mission Statements of WKU International Offices
The Office of International Programs at Western Kentucky University will provide leadership in the development of a strong international profile that is recognized both nationally and globally for its excellence. The office will advocate for the strengthening of the international dimensions of the curriculum; development of innovative ways to provide globally educative experiences both at home and abroad; development of active and sustainable international agreements; pursuit of innovative grants; and the creation of community partnerships that center on quality of life issues and economic development for the community, region, and state. The office will support the internationalization agenda of all university departments by providing high-quality student, scholar, and faculty support services. In all of our work we will be guided by the core values of professionalism and ethical behavior.
The Office of Study Abroad and Global learning serves the WKU community by engaging students, faculty and staff in diverse, educational, and cultural experiences through various international study abroad opportunities.
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services provides specialized support services to WKU’s international students, scholars and their dependents, including immigration advising and guidance, programs and events, cultural adjustment and resources and much more.