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The Spirit Makes the Master

The “Spirit of WKU” is more than just school spirit. Alumni, students, faculty and staff often describe it as an almost tangible feeling - a deep love and passionate pride for the rich history and tradition of Western Kentucky University, our campus, facilities and community. At WKU, The Spirit Makes the Master.

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View From the Hill

This weekend marks the first commencement for WKU’s tenth president Dr. Timothy C. Caboni who will confer degrees to more than 14-hundred students. Amy Bingham talks to the graduate receiving the highest academic honor in this week’s View From the Hill.

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