Kim Kardashian and Kanye West: Bruce Jenner on the New Romance — ‘I’m Not That Excited’

Kanye West has his work cut out for him … “cause Kim Kardashian“s step-father Bruce Jenner has made it clear … he”s “not that excited” about Kim”s new relationship.

Bruce made his feelings known during a speaking engagement at Northeastern University in Boston Wednesday night … when someone in the crowd asked for his opinion on the new K+K hookup.

Jenner told the audience … “I”m not that excited, but we”ll see. Kimberly and I have had a conversation about them and their potential relationship.”

Sources close to the family tell us … Bruce has expressed concern that she might be rushing into things and wants her to be “careful” … considering she just came out of a pretty serious relationship.

We”re told Bruce”s feelings aren”t personal against Kanye … in fact, we”re told he likes the rapper … Bruce just wants Kim to proceed with caution when diving into ANY relationship.