Posts By: Bill Studenc

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MLK speaker addresses Senate majority leader comments about Obama

L. Douglas Wilder, the first African-American elected governor in the United States, told a group of Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff that there is still progress to be made in terms of race relations, despite the historic election of Barack Obama as president in 2008.
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Trustees approve proposed tuition, fees for 2010-11

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.
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New professorship honors chancellor

A new endowed distinguished professorship at WCU has been named for Chancellor John W. Bardo in recognition of his contributions to the field of educational leadership.