Posts By: Bill Studenc

Campus police officer earns UNC system award for outstanding service

Sgt. Jacob Deal of the Western Carolina University Police Department is recipient of the University of North Carolina system’s Officer of the Year Award for Outstanding and Exceptional Service in recognition of his work in campus outreach activities, including those focusing on sexual assault prevention.

Event to give updates on construction, strategic plan, SACSCOC visit

Three topics of universitywide significance are on the agenda for a public forum Monday, April 24, as Western Carolina University leaders provide updates about campus construction projects, the recent visit by a Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges review team, and progress on meeting goals of the university’s strategic plan.

SACSCOC team endorses QEP, seeks more information on a few compliance issues

To adapt a phrase often attributed to Julius Caesar – they came; they saw; they concurred. In this case, “they” refers to the members of an external review team who visited campus last week as a culminating event in the nearly three-year process to reaffirm Western Carolina University’s 10-year accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.