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Western Kentucky University says it will begin the new year tobacco- and smoke-free.

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The Western Kentucky University Board of Regents has approved a 2 percent tuition increase for the 2019-20 academic year.

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He stole close to a quarter-of-a-million dollars from Western Kentucky University, and now a former professor is headed to jail. 

Western Kentucky University appears to be on the verge of hiring a new football coach, just days after firing second-year coach Mike Sanford.

University of Tennessee offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tyson Helton has reportedly reached an agreement to become the next Hilltopper head coach.

ESPN cited unnamed sources in reporting the news.

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Hundreds of Western Kentucky University students are being moved out of their residence hall because of mold.

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Kentucky's newest medical school has opened its building in Bowling Green, a joint effort by Western Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky and Med Center Health.

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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.


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