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    WKU Foundation to increase philanthropic impact

    The WKU Foundation Board of Trustees increased its spending allocation for endowed funds in support of WKU by one-half percent, effective July 1, 2018, during its quarterly board meeting on February 2. This marks the first increase in spending since July 2012. Additionally, the WKU Foundation announced that all endowed funds are currently operating with a surplus above the benefactors’ original gift amount. | Read the full story

    Institute for Rural Health receives grant from Delta Dental of Kentucky

    The Institute for Rural Health, part of WKU’s College of Health and Human Services, has received a $20,000 grant from Delta Dental of Kentucky’s philanthropic initiative, Making Smiles Happen. | Read the full story

    Professor receives grant from Jessie Ball duPont Fund for Service Dog Awareness Program

    Dr. Darbi Haynes-Lawrence, an Associate Professor of Child & Family Studies in the College of Health & Human Services, has received a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to support her Service Dog Awareness Program. | Read the full story

    View from the Hill

    Learn more about our name change, a gift from C.J. and George Nichols to support diversity initiatives, and the announcement of Laura Turner Dugas as the 2017 WKU Philanthropist of the Year. | Watch the video

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