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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

School of Nursing Staff - Kara Haughtigan

Kara Haughtigan, MSN, APRN-ANP

Kara Haughtigan, MSN, APRN-ANP


Office:  Medical Center Health Complex 2210
Phone:  270.745.6350


Mrs. Kara Haughtigan graduated from WKU in 1989 with an Associate Degree in Nursing.   After working in CCU, ICU and Open Heart, she returned to school at the University of Louisville.  In 1997, completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and in 1999, completed her Master’s Degree as an Adult Nurse Practitioner.  She then worked as an APRN in Women’s Health and Occupational Health.   In 2003, she returned to the acute care setting and worked in ICU.  She began her teaching career in the fall of 2012 at Western Kentucky University.  She is currently teaching in the Pre-licensure BSN Program.  Within this program she teaches Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and a Medical Surgical Nursing I clinical.  She continues to practice part-time as a Registered Nurse in the ICU. 

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