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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Public Affairs Staff - Debra Varner

Debra Varner

Debra Varner

Administrative Assistant

Office:  Wetherby Administration Bldg., 302
Phone:  (270) 745-4586


Debra Varner joined WKU in May 2005 as Administrative Assistant in the Office of Governmental Relations, now the Division of Public Affairs.  Varner provides administrative support for the Vice President of Public Affairs and the Director of Government and Community Relations.

Varner graduated from Motlow State Community College and attended the University of Tennessee at Martin and Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville.  Prior to joining WKU, she was employed with Commonwealth Brands, as Assistant to the General Counsel and previously worked at Holley Performance Products, Inc., as Executive Assistant to the President.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14