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Kentucky Museum at WKU presents Conscience of the Human Spirit. The Life of Nelson Mandela Exhibit. September 8, 2015-January 31, 2016. [IMAGE of Quilt] Wasted Years, quilt by Carolyn Crump, Houston, Texas, USA. Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, courtesy of the MSU Museum.WKU, 2015-16 WKU Cultural Enhancement Series. Sam Bush: September 12, 2015. Tickets are available at Nina Totenberg: September 21, 2015. Neil Gaiman: October 6, 2015. Martha Graham Dance Company: February 3, 2016. Ladysmith Black Mambazo: February 10, 2016. Gaiman Cultural Enhancement Series Free Event Oct 6th.Faculty, Staff & Spouses* Take the Top Life Pledge and Know Your Numbers On-Campus Biometric Screenings Available Oct. 1 – Dec. 18, 2015 Between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Complete your online Health Assessment and Biometric Screening by December 18, 2015.  Call GGC@WKU (270) 745-CARE (2273) to schedule your appointment. If medically possible, please refrain from food or drink, other than black coffee or water, 8 to 12 hours prior to your screening appointment.  *Benefits eligible employees and participating spouses/partners. WKU Top Life Wellness (logo)New Zealand Recreation & Tourism in Middle-earth (Study Abroad Winter 2015 during NZ summer)  The adventure of a lifetime awaits you.  16-day educational adventure Open to all majors, 3 credit hours Apply now: Follow: @NZwku  Surfing, paddleboarding, blackwater rafting, Hobbiton / LOTR film industry, WETA, jet boating, Maori tourism, Milford Sound.  Recreation Administration – One Major, Many Careers – Homecoming Concert. Thursday, November 5 with special guest Kelsea Ballerini. Hunter Hayes 21 Tour. Presented by WKU Campus Activities Board. Learn more at is only the fourth university worldwide to be designated as a "Safe Community" by the National Safety Council.
Information for WKU Faculty and Staff

Please find frequently requested links in alphabetical order for your convenience.


Campus Directory

Search for faculty, staff and students by name or department.


Campus Map

Find your way around WKU's main campus by numerical or alphabetical index on the campus map.


Campus Safety

WKU strives to provide a safe and secure environment for our campus community. From the WKU Campus Police and Emergency Alert System, to the Campus Escort Service and no-tolerance policies, you may find it all here.

Center for Faculty Development

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) supports the professional development needs of faculty at WKU. Through partnerships with organizations we disseminate best practices in teaching and pedagogy, promote innovative use of technology in the classroom, offer support for faculty research, mentor and certify graduate students, and support a formal mentorship program for new and current faculty.

Finance & Administration

From Accounting, Payroll and Purchasing to Health Services and Human Resources, find your most frequently needed sites here.

Health & Wellness

Healthy students, faculty and staff are important to WKU. Find out what resources are available to maintain a healthy lifestyle on the hill.


Human Resources

Search for current job vacancies, retirement information, employee benefits and HR policies.


Information Technology

Find out how to obtain technical support from the IT Helpdesk, Technology Training, Desktop Computing and Classroom Technology.


Policies Website

WKU's repository of official policies for use by the campus community.


President and University Administration

Learn more about the administration at WKU including the University's President, Board of Regents, Provost, Financial Affairs and EOO.


Regional Campuses

From outreach initiatives to teaching opportunities, our regional WKU campuses offer students and faculty alike world-class WKU educational opportunities near the convenience of home.



Learn more about how to obtain external funds from the Office of Sponsored Programs, the WKU Scholar, a semiannual publication that focuses on scholarship and research, The Student Research Council, which encourages scholarly activities and coordinates the annual WKU Student Research Conference, Institutional Research, the Center for Research and Development, WKU Libraries and more.


Staff Council

The WKU Staff Council strives to enhance the productivity and employment experience of every Western Kentucky University staff member and to help the University achieve its educational goals.


University Senate

The WKU Senate is devoted to furthering the university’s mission by providing a forum for faculty deliberation and contribution to shared governance.

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