WKU Extending Campus in Owensboro

Western Kentucky University plans to expand its campus in Owensboro, Ky.

Daviess County Judge Executive, Reid Haire said the campus will be built on 29 acres, across from the Owensboro Community and Technical College and will house four-year Western bachelor’s programs as well as advanced degree programs.

The land for the campus will be purchased by Daviess County. The county will borrow $6 million for the project but the county hopes the other $14 million will come from the state and the second phase of the advance technology center at the community college.