Assistant Vice President/Executive Director, WKU Alumni Association
Office: AAC 302G
Rick (Class of ’73) came to WKU early in 1997 as the first major gift officer for the Potter College of Arts and Letters and the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. In 1999, he became the University’s first director of corporate and foundation relations. Rick has also served as Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff for Development and Alumni Relations. On May 10, 2013, he was named the Assistant Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations and the Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association.
After graduation, he spent nearly 20 years in the broadcasting industry, mostly in sales and management, before a nine-year career leading chambers of commerce in Bowling Green and Hopkinsville. Many of you may remember Rick as Western’s former public address announcer for men’s basketball and football, which he did for nearly 20 years.