Special announcement event set for Sept. 3

Western Carolina University has scheduled a special announcement event and reception for today, Tuesday, Sept. 3. The event will begin at noon on the Central Plaza near the Alumni Tower on the WCU campus.

Chancellor David O. Belcher will be on hand to make the announcement, which concerns some significant milestones in the history of the university. WCU faculty, students and staff are being encouraged to attend the event, which has been scheduled to coincide with class changes and the lunch hour.

The event will include refreshments, and should conclude by 12:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the announcement and reception will move into the conference center of Blue Ridge Hall.