faculty and staff awards and accolades

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Professor to edit national newsletter

Todd Collins, associate professor of political science and public affairs and director of WCU’s Public Policy Institute, will become editor of the Law and Courts Newsletter, the official newsletter of the law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association, in spring 2014.
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WCU’s Strahan honored by national association

The National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education recognized David Strahan, the Taft B. Botner Distinguished Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades Education at WCU, as the 2012 Outstanding Middle Level Professor.
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Vice chancellor wins major state award

Clifton Metcalf, vice chancellor for advancement and external affairs at Western Carolina University, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award in recognition of his contributions to the state of North Carolina.