A former Western Kentucky University swimmer has reached a settlement in a lawsuit in which he claimed to have been hazed and assaulted by his teammates.

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Members of the Western Kentucky University presidential search committee are laying out a timeline of next steps in the hiring process.

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A former football standout from Western Kentucky University has pleaded not guilty to assault and other charges stemming from an altercation outside a club in Bowling Green. Tyler Higbee made a brief appearance in Warren Circuit Court Thursday for arraignment.

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Western Kentucky University President Gary Ransdell says budget cuts at the school won’t negatively impact academic programs.

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A craft brewery with ties to Western Kentucky University is now producing beer in Bowling Green.


Western Kentucky University is one step closer to hiring an executive search firm to look for the school’s next president.

The Board of Regents on Friday approved a motion to award a bid to the Boston-based firm Isaacson, Miller.


Rick Stansbury is returning to Kentucky to coach basketball. The Meade County native was introduced Monday afternoon as the next men’s basketball coach at Western Kentucky University. 


WKU will introduce Kentucky native Rick Stansbury as the school's new men's head basketball coach today.


A news conference is scheduled for 1 p.m. central.

Stansbury played his high school basketball at Meade County, and comes to WKU after two seasons as an assistant coach at Texas A&M. He previously was head coach at Mississippi St. for 14 seasons.

Stansbury takes over the WKU job following the resignation of Ray Harper almost two weeks ago.

Stansbury has 293 career wins and 11 postseason trips as a head coach.


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  Western Kentucky University men's head basketball coach Ray Harper has resigned.

The school announced Thursday night that Harper informed Athletics Director Todd Stewart that he was stepping down.

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Efforts to expand Kentucky’s Civil Rights Act are getting a boost from a Western Kentucky University legal scholar. History Professor Patti Minter is testifying Wednesday in Frankfort in support of a bill that would offer greater legal protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.