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Due to the impending winter weather, WKU Owensboro will close 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.

Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Lukas Forbes

Dr. Lukas Forbes

Dr. Lukas Forbes

Associate Professor- Marketing and Sales

Office:  GH 412
Phone:  270-745-2993


Dr. Forbes' teaching specialization is within the areas of sales and services. He has published in outlets to include the Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management and the Journal of Services Marketing. He has won teaching awards at WKU and at the University of Kentucky.


Ph.D., University of Kentucky
M.B.A. Worcester Polytechnic Institute
B.S. US Military Academy at West Point

Prior to joining the WKU Faculty, Dr. Forbes worked in a variety of positions within the Automotive, HVAC and Printing industries for Texas Instruments and Lexmark International. He is currently the Director of WKU’s Center for Professional Selling, which can be found at

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