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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Glasgow campus will remain closed Friday, March 6. 

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

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

Who are the students? - Women Students Workshop - FaCET

Who are the students?

Women Students Workshop

Presented By:

Molly Kerby, LME Coordinator

Who are Women Students?

According to the WKU Fact book, 60% of the student body at Western Kentucky University are female and that figure has remained constant over the past 5 years. In the fall of 2000, 9,271 of the 15,516 students enrolled at Western Kentucky University were female (

Based on statistics from the WKU Office of Institutional Research, it is apparent that many majors have an overwhelming majority of female students including:

  • Accounting
  • Teacher Education
  • Communications Disorders
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dietetics
  • Early Elementary Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Health Care Information Systems
  • Interior Design
  • Library Science
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Psychology
  • School Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
Issues and Challenges
Faculty Support Ideas
Retention techniques
Resources and/or references
Discussion Questions
Student Diversity Topics
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