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Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics


Message from the Department Chair

The Department of Mathematics at Western Kentucky University is home to a diverse faculty who excel in teaching, research, and service. We are positioned to provide, strengthen and support mathematics and statistics education at all levels within the University. Additionally, our Department is fortunate to have a very cordial and competent staff to support its faculty, student population, and the entire university community. 

This year will be my 12th year at WKU as a faculty member and my 1st year as chair of the Mathematics Department. I have been teaching in the Mathematics Department for 11 years after spending one year in the School of Teacher Education.

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Dr. Kanita DuCloux


Studying Mathematics at WKU

Departmental curricular options offer both graduate and undergraduate degrees in Mathematics. Our programs emphasize sound instruction, abundant study support, and a fertile learning environment geared to engage inquiry, and to enhance student achievement and success in learning and applying mathematics. To see the curricula involved in each of our majors, minors, certificates, or Masters programs, click on the "Programs" pull-down menu on the navigation bar.


Mathematics Department News & Events


Diversity in the WKU Mathematics Department

The WKU Mathematics Department is a wonderfully diverse collection of faculty and staff.

  • 10% of our faculty members are African-American.
  • 52% of our faculty members are female.  (55% of our faculty and staff are female.)
  • We have faculty and staff from eight different countries of origin.

View our Diversity Statement here.


Support for Student Success in Mathematics

The Mathematics Department provides a Math Help Lab in COHH 2124 to provide free tutoring to students taking classes in our department, especially those taking general education mathematics courses. The Math Help Lab is open Monday through Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and Friday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. Also, the Mathematics Department provides a Math Testing Center in COHH 2126 (270-745-2141) for students to take their online MATH 116 College Algebra exams and to retake Math Placement Exams, if eligible, in a proctored environment.


Contact Information

Department of Mathematics
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11078
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1078
Telephone:  (270) 745-3651  |  Fax: (270) 745-3699
E-mail:  math@wku.edu

For more contact information, please visit the Contact Us page or the Faculty & Staff page.



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 Last Modified 7/20/21