When Katherine Spalding arrived at Western Carolina University as a freshman two years ago, joining the Student Government Association was the farthest thing from her mind. It wasn’t until later that year that recent graduate Elizabeth Boney suggested Spalding join. That initial push led to Spalding becoming elected SGA president for the upcoming 2017-18 academic year.
Baron Crawford, the new president of Western Carolina University’s Student Government Association, sees some of the challenges of his term of office reflecting national trends, socially and politically.
The Western Carolina University board of trustees welcomed Josh Cotton, president of the WCU Student Government Association, as its newest member and said goodbye to three departing trustees as part of the board’s quarterly meeting Friday, June 5.