Brian Kuster was named Vice President for Student Affairs in January 2016. He is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for The Center for Career and Professional Development, Counseling and Testing, Housing and Residence Life, Intercultural Student Engagement Center, Intramural Recreational Sports, Judicial Affairs, Student Accessibility Resource Center, Student Activities and Organizations and the WKU Police.
Kuster is a WKU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in student personnel services. He joined the staff at WKU in 1985 as a residence hall director and has been Acting Director of Residence Life, Coordinator of Residential Judicial Affairs, Assistant Director of Residence Life and Director of Residence Life. He was named Director of Housing and Residence Life in 1998 and Executive Director for the WKU Student Life Foundation in 1999. He continues to work with the Student Life Foundation as its Executive Director.