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Western Kentucky has received a $1 million donation from former Hilltopper football player Joe Micatrotto and his wife Sunshine and school officials say it's the largest gift from an ex-student athlete.

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A former Western Kentucky University professor has pleaded guilty to stealing $236,000 from the university. 

Western Kentucky University is launching a new center focusing on the health and wellness of the growing demographic of older adults in the state and the nation. The new Bowling Green facility opens Sept. 11.

The Center for Applied Science in Health and Aging combines several research specialties, including exercise, communication and psychology.  The center will expand current projects that take a holistic approach to the issues facing older Kentuckians.

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The governing body of Western Kentucky University made a $388,000,000 decision on Friday. 

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Western Kentucky says its men's golf coach has died in a bicycling accident.

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  The president of the Student Government Association at Western Kentucky University says she’s lost confidence in the school’s administrators. 

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  Western Kentucky University has a new women’s head basketball coach.

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Western Kentucky University's president says the staffing cuts to make up a $15 million budget shortfall will be slightly less severe than initially anticipated.

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Western Kentucky University President Timothy Caboni has emailed WKU employees the recommendations made by the school's budget council on how to handle a major budget shortfall, reduced state support for higher education, and increased pension obligations.

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A complaint is being filed with the Kentucky NAACP following an act of racism against two Western Kentucky University students. 

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