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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

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

Department of Communication - John Lyne

John Lyne, Ph.D.

John Lyne, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Pittsburg

Phone:  312-441-1319

Career highlights

  • Department Chair for two of the nation’s leading doctoral programs in Communication (U of Iowa, U of Pittsburgh)
  • Recipient of the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring (U of Pittsburgh)
  • Co-founded a thriving academic organization, The Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology
  • Member of core faculty, MA program in Bioethics
  • Resident Fellow, Center for Philosophy of Science, Pitt

Personal Highlights

Every day

Most Vivid Memory of WKU

Serving as student government President, debating, columnist.

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