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LWC at a Glance
  • William T. Luckey Jr. has been the eighth president of Lindsey Wilson since July 1, 1998.
  • Lindsey Wilson is one of the major employers of Adair County, and it is the county's largest private white-collar employer.
  • Lindsey Wilson employees contribute more than $71 million annually to Adair county's economy.
  • The college's academic offerings have expanded from three majors -- human services, educationcampus-life.JPG and business -- in 1988 to its current level of 22 and 19 pre-professional programs.
  • The John B. Begley Chapel was designed by the late award-winning architect E. Fay Jones. The chapel, which was the eighth one designed by Jones, was a gift from anonymous donors.
  • The LWC faculty has grown from 42 in 1997-98 to 118.
  • More than 75 percent of LWC faculty members have terminal degrees. That's an increase from 36 percent in 1990.
  • Enrollment has exploded from 260 students in 1977 to more than 2,650 for the 2015-16 school year. During the last 20 years, LWC has been one of the fastest-growing four-year independent colleges in Kentucky.
  • About 80 percent of LWC students come from Kentucky. The rest come from more than two dozen states and almost three dozen foreign countries.
  • LWC has one of the most diverse student population among the Kentucky's independent colleges and universities. More than 15 percent of the LWC student body is composed of minority students.
  • An aggressive building campaign resulted in more than two dozen buildings added to the A.P. White Campus in the last 20 years. Highlights include: a chapel; a health-and-wellness center; nursing and counseling building; a business leadership center; a campus ministry center; a worship center; a library; four residence halls; a regional dining and conference center; a science center; an expanded student union building; a European-style soccer stadium; a sports park with a football and track-and-field stadium, baseball field and softball field; and a renovated humanities center and art gallery.
  • Lindsey Wilson operates the AIM (Adults in Motion) program in Columbia for the region's working adults. Started in 1983, AIM is Southcentral Kentucky's oldest such program. Since 1992, the college has operated the Lindsey Wilson Scottsville Campus to meet the growing educational needs of Allen County-Scottsville. The college has cooperative agreements the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and community colleges in Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. (View a list of LWC's community campuses.)
  • Willis Pooler is Lindsey Wilson athletic director. The college is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics ( and the Mid-South Conference ( Lindsey Wilson's athletics program has expanded from two varsity sports teams in 1988 to 14 NAIA men's and women's varsity teams. The college also offers bowling, cheerleading and cycling as a club sport. Click here to go to the home of Blue Raider Sports.
  • The men's soccer team won the 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2011 NAIA national soccer titles; the women's soccer team won the 2004, 2006 and 2012 NAIA national soccer titles; and cycling won national titles in 2000 (cyclocross), 2001 (cyclocross) and 2012 (BMX).
  • Lindsey Wilson offers both face-to-face and online degree programs at the bachelor's and master's level. The college also offers a doctorate in counselor education and supervision
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