January 1 - The College Heights Herald staff conduct chapel program inaugurating defense stamp sale drive.
May 8 - WKU selected as one of approximately 150 colleges and universities in the U.S. to serve as a key center for information and training in civilian morale.
First homecoming parade staged on a Friday evening.
December 4 - President Paul Garrett named to state advisory committee for the organization of High School Victory Corps.
Western Kentucky University, World War II