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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










Herbert M. Wassom

Brigadier General

WKU Class of 1961

Deceased August 1988

Commander, 528th Artillery Group
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force

Deputy Director, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army
Washington, D.C.

Chief of Staff 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Ft Campbell, Kentucky

Director, Joint Control Group
Exercise Solid Shield
United States Atlantic Command

Chief, U.S. Defense Representative to Pakistan
Shot down in C130 with President of Pakistan and US
Ambassador to Pakistan

Legion of Merit
with Oak Leaf Cluster

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