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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes 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.

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CAPTE Decisions

WKU is pleased to have received the following official CAPTE confirmations of our Candidacy Decision:  

 

  1. CAPTE Decisions April 2013
  2. CAPTE - WKU Summary of Action

 

 

 

 

WKU names Director of Physical Therapy Program

 

WKU has chosen the person who will be critical in shaping its new Physical Therapy Program.

 Harvey Wallmann, Director of the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, was announced as the first Director of WKU's Physical Therapy Program.

 Wallmann was selected after a national search, said John Bonaguro, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, in a WKU Press Release.

 "Dr. Wallmann is highly respected in Physical Therapy Education and understands the challenges of accreditation, faculty recruitment and fund-raising that go along with implementation of a new Degree Program," Bonaguro said in the release.

 In 2005 Wallmann helped transition UNLV's Physical Therapy Program from a Master's Degree to a Doctoral Degree. This he says is valuable experience that will help him at WKU.

 The Kentucky Senate in February approved a bill that allowed WKU to create a Doctoral Degree in the Physical Therapy Program. The House of Representatives followed suit in March.

 Now WKU is in the process of developing the Program, which is expected to have 30 students in the inaugural class in the fall.

 Wallmann began his new job July 15, 2011.

As reported by the WKU Herald.

 

 

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