Western Carolina University’s board of trustees approved proposed tuition and fees for 2010-11, including a 6.5 percent increase in campus-based tuition that would fund programs providing additional support to students during their freshman and sophomore years to help keep them on track to graduate.
The groundbreaking ceremony for a $46 million, 160,000-square-foot health sciences building – the first facility to be constructed as part of Western Carolina University’s Millennial Initiative – will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, at the construction site off of Little Savannah Road. Parking is not available at the site.
A comprehensive institutional improvement plan developed for Western Carolina University’s reaccreditation process and a new tenure policy rewarding faculty members for sharing scholarly expertise with the region will help shape the future of Western North Carolina while guiding the direction of the university.
Welcome! We have an exciting year ahead of us and I look forward to working with you to implement the major accomplishments that this University, and especially the faculty, started last year. I am especially excited about the very important QEP and the revised tenure and promotion standards.
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors today (Friday, May 12) approved Millennial Campus designation for 344 acres of property adjacent to Western Carolina University's main campus, endorsing Western's plans to create a “knowledge enterprise zone” designed to enhance educational opportunities while promoting economic development for the mountain region.
Imagination, ideas, insight, ingenuity, innovation, invention and inspiration. Those will be the guiding themes behind a day of intensive discussion and brainstorming about the future of Western North Carolina as hundreds of “thought leaders” come together Wednesday, April 13, at Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University announced plans today (Friday, Feb. 18) for the Millennial Initiative, a comprehensive regional economic development strategy made possible by the recent acquisition of 344 acres of property adjacent to the main campus.
By focusing the creative and intellectual energies of a growing faculty and investing resources both in the arts and the sciences, Western Carolina University is becoming the center of a 21 st -century renaissance for Western North Carolina.