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Meet the Exploratory Advisors


Leisha Carr

Leisha Carr

Exploratory Advisor

  • (270) 745-3198
  • leisha.carr@wku.edu
  • Downing Student Union (DSU), Room 2096

Leisha Carr Biography

Leisha Carr is a proud graduate of WKU and has been employed with the university for over ten years. Advising students is a genuine passion for Leisha and she has worked with all populations from incoming freshmen to graduating seniors. Leisha appreciates working with all students and enjoys helping those who are exploring their various options offered by WKU.


James McKnight

James McKnight

Academic Advisor

  • (270) 745-2119
  • james.mcknight@wku.edu
  • Downing Student Union (DSU), Room 2141


James McKnight Biography

James is a proud graduate of Western Kentucky University. James, like the students he advises, was an Exploratory student the first year of his undergraduate experience. He has worked with all populations of students through his years in Housing and Residence Life at WKU. Now, he has carried over his passion for helping students into his role as an Advisor.



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 Last Modified 1/29/20