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CU hires Gower as assistant professor of English/online

March 15, 2011
For Immediate Release

By Tawny Vilchis, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Nathan Neil Gower, of Charlestown, Ind., has been hired as assistant professor of English/online at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

Gower is a CU alumnus earning his bachelor’s degree in English and psychology in 2006. He received a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Spalding University in 2008. He is a 2002 graduate of Henderson County High School.

During his undergraduate career at CU, Gower earned the Servant Leadership award, Ruby Curry English Award and was valedictorian.

From 2007 through 2010, Gower taught English at Ivy Tech Community College, where he earned a certification in distance education.

He is a professional member of the National Educators Association (NEA), the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) and Sigma Tau Delta.

Gower and his wife, Rochelle Wheatley Gower, have one child, Ariana Elise.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 63 undergraduate programs, 17 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is