Welcome and thank you for being here today. This is only the second time in nearly twelve years that I have given a “State of the University” address; normally I give a policy address at the beginning of the academic year.
Prospective college students who want to find out what college life is all about will have an opportunity to get their questions answered as Western Carolina University holds Open House on Saturday, Feb. 17.
K. Ray Bailey, president of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, and McDaniel “Dan” Robinson, a WCU athlete, coach, teacher and advocate for education and conservation, received honorary doctorates as WCU held fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 16.
Western Carolina University and the town of Sylva are adopting a mutual assistance agreement that will enable police officers from the campus and the municipality to provide temporary aid to one another during times of emergency, crowd and traffic control situations, or criminal investigations.
Western Carolina University's Love Your Body Day events to kick off Tuesday feature a documentary starring WCU students, faculty and staff talking candidly about body image and a fashion show celebrating the beauty of people diverse in appearance.