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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

Institutional Research Staff - Matt Foraker


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Dr. Matt Foraker

Dr. Matt Foraker

Research Coordinator

Office:  Institutional Research
Phone:  (270) 745-3250


Matt Foraker is a Research Coordinator responsible for designing, conducting, and reporting research activities associated with project/program evaluation, institutional effectiveness, and student enrollment and performance analysis. He also performs a variety of ad-hoc research projects supporting academic initiatives at the university, college or department level. He is a SAS 9 certified programmer and teaches courses for the Mathematics department.

Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and his Master of Science in Mathematics from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining Institutional Research at WKU in June 2009, Matt earned his PhD in Higher Education from the University of Arizona.

Certified Base Programmer for SAS9

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