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WKU Regent, Mr. Gillard B. Johnson was sworn in at the WKU Board of Regents Meeting on October 25, 2013.WKU Board of RegentsThe WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.The WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.The WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.The WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.Dr. Barbara Burch was sworn in as new Faculty Regent on October 31, 2014.WKU President Dr. Gary A. Ransdell thanked Dr. Patricia Minter for her service to the Board of Regents in her role as Faculty Regent.

WKU Regent, Mr. Gillard B. Johnson was sworn in at the WKU Board of Regents Meeting on October 25, 2013.

WKU Student Regent Nicki Seay was sworn in at the WKU Board of Regents meeting on July 25, 2014.

The WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.

The WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.

The WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.

The WKU Board of Regents toured the National Corvette Museum during their annual retreat in July 2014.

Dr. Barbara Burch was sworn in as new Faculty Regent on October 31, 2014.

WKU President Dr. Gary A. Ransdell thanked Dr. Patricia Minter for her service to the Board of Regents in her role as Faculty Regent.

About the WKU Board of Regents

The governing body of Western Kentucky University is an 11 member Board of Regents. Eight of the members are appointed by the Governor from among nominees submitted by a nominating commission. These members serve up to two six-year terms.

Faculty and staff representatives are elected by their peers to three-year terms. The student representative is the President of the Student Government Association and is elected to a one-year term.

All members have voting privileges.



2014 Meeting Schedule / Agendas*

Unless otherwise noted, board meetings take place in the Cornelius A. Martin Regents Room located on the second floor of the Mass Media and Technology Hall.


Quarterly Meetings

  • First Quarterly Meeting - January 24, 2014 (Agenda & Minutes)
  • Second Quarterly Meeting - April 18, 2014 (Agenda & Minutes)
  • Special Budget Approval Meeting and Committees: June 27, 2014
    (Agendas & Minutes)
  • Special Called Meeting - July 3, 2014 (Agenda & Minutes)
  • Special Called Meeting- July 10, 2014 (Agenda & Minutes)
  • Board of Regents Retreat - July 24, 2014 (Agenda)
  • Third Quarterly Meeting - July 25, 2014 (Agenda & Minutes)
  • Fourth Quarterly Meeting - October 31, 2014 (Agenda)
  • First Quarterly Meeting - January 23, 2015
  • Second Quarterly Meeting - April 24, 2015
  • Special Budget Approval Meeting and Committees: June 26, 2015
  • Board of Regents Retreat - July 23, 2015
  • Third Quarterly Meeting - July 24, 2015
  • Fourth Quarterly Meeting - October 23, 2015
  • First Quarterly Meeting - January 22, 2016

Committee Meetings
  • March 28, 2014 (AGENDA)
  • June 27, 2014
  • September 26, 2014 (AGENDA)
  • December 12, 2014
  • March 27, 2015
  • May 29, 2015
  • June 26, 2015
  • September 25, 2015
  • December 11, 2015

* See Meeting Archives for available meeting minutes and Podcasts for audio recordings.

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