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Applewhite, Gray and Snider to join WKU’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni during Homecoming 2019

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, a nationally recognized public health official and an award-winning professor and mathematician will join Western Kentucky University’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni this fall. J. Scott Applewhite, Dr. Shirley B. Gray and Dr. Dixie E. Snider Jr. will be inducted during WKU’s 2019 Homecoming Celebration. The 28th class of noted alumni will be recognized during...

Western Kentucky University names former California State University dean Terry Ballman as next provost

Terry Ballman, Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at California State University, San Bernardino, will be the next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Western Kentucky University. Dr. Ballman will begin Aug. 1, succeeding David Lee, who is retiring. Terry Ballman “I was drawn to the mission of WKU as a student-centered applied research university that prepares students of all...