Letter from James Pope of the Louisville Courier-Journal to WKU president Kelly Thompson regarding the number of blacks enrolled and working at WKU.
Dr. Kelly Thompson,
Western Kentucky State College
Bowling Green, Ky.
Dear Dr. Thompson:
Another year has rolled around and the Southern Education Reporting Service, for which I am Kentucky correspondent, is again requesting racial statistics or estimates on enrollment and faculties.
Could you again provide me as you so kindly have done in the past, with the figures indicates by the blank spaces below?
Thanks for your cooperation.
James S. Pope, Jr.
Western Kentucky State College:
Total enrollment 5932
White enrollment 5836
Negro enrollment 96
Total faculty 228
White faculty 228
Negro faculty 0
*Please indicate where estimates are used.
Western Kentucky University, Desegregation, Integration, Minorities, African Americans, Blacks, Students