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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

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Iota Phi Theta



The Fraternity was founded by 12 extraordinary men during the civil rights movement on September 19, 1963. Since its creation, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. has become one of the fastest growing predominately African American fraternities in the U.S. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. is committed to growth, change, giving back to the community, and making significant contributions to the campus of Western Kentucky University. The Eta Rho Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. was charted on the campus of Western Kentucky University March 11, 2010. We are committed to upholding the five principles Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity, and Brotherhood among men, on which we were founded upon. The Men of Iota embrace individualism, diversity, and welcome unique young men to become a part of our brotherhood. WKU Iotas will continue our founder's vision of "Building a Tradition, Not Resting Upon One"!   

Nickname: Iotas

WKU Chapter: Eta Rho

Founding Date: September 19, 1963

Original Charter at WKU:  March 11, 2010

Color: Charcoal Brown & Gilded Gold

Flower: Yellow Rose

Mascot/Symbol: Centaur

Philanthropy: AIDS/HIV Awareness and Prevention

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