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Veterans Upward Bound - Staff - Rick Wright

Rick Wright

Rick Wright

Counselor/Coordinator

Office:  Jones-Jaggers Hall 127
Phone:  270-745-5008
Email:  rick.wright@wku.edu

Bio

Rick Wright of Portland, Maine recently joined the VUB staff as a coordinator. Wright has 25 years of experience as a college administrator. Previously, Wright worked at the University of Southern Mississippi, Southern Maine Community College and the University of Southern Maine. He has worked in many different areas of student personnel including: student affairs, continuing education, career services, academic advising and veterans services.

For Wright, this appointment represents a homecoming. He graduated from WKU in 1982 with an MA degree in communication. Wright also worked at Western as the Assistant for Fraternity Affairs from 1980-1982.

“It’s great to be back in Bowling Green,” Wright said. “I look forward to helping veterans in south central Kentucky get into colleges and vocational schools.”

 Last Modified 7/19/13