Dr. Gene Tice was named Interim President of Kentucky Wesleyan College in May 2019.
Dr. Tice holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business administration from Muskingum College. He also holds a Master of Arts in college student personnel and a Ph.D. in counseling and guidance both from the University of Alabama. In recent years, Dr. Tice served as vice president for student affairs and campus services for Western Kentucky University from 2000-2008 and retired as regional chancellor of WKU-Owensboro after ten years of service in 2018.
“Dr. Tice has a distinguished career of higher education leadership for over 40 years,” Board Chairman Judge Shepherd said. “He is well known and highly respected in the Owensboro community after his successful leadership of the Western Kentucky University Owensboro campus. Dr. Tice embodies the values of integrity, service to others and community engagement that have helped make Wesleyan a regional leader in higher education. We are delighted to welcome him to The Wesleyan Way.”