Western Kentucky University

Administrative Council - Robert Owen

Dr. Robert Owen

Dr. Robert Owen

Vice President for Information Technology

Phone:  (270) 745-2243
Email:  bob.owen@wku.edu

Bio

Dr. Robert Owen, Vice President for Information Technology (IT), has 23 years of management experience in small, medium, and large educational organizations, including university central system offices, university campuses, community colleges, and K-12 public education systems; 15 of these years were spent in senior leadership positions.  Owen has extensive experience in strategic planning; capital and operational budgeting; contract negotiation and administration; facilities construction; crisis management; and team building and employee development.  Owen is known for his dedication to excellence, honesty, and integrity.

Owen received his doctorate degree in Public Administration from the University of La Verne; his Masters of Science in Education degree from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater; and his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

 Last Modified 7/22/13