Three finalists for the position of dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina University will visit campus as the spring semester winds to a close for a series of interviews and public presentations by each candidate.
Gov. Roy Cooper presented Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher with one of North Carolina’s highest civilian honors, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, in recognition of his contributions to the state.
The search committee tasked with helping select Western Carolina University’s next chancellor took major steps forward during a four-hour meeting Monday, April 16, as it whittled down its pool of candidates and selected 10 who will be invited to participate in off-campus interviews.
The American Council on Education recently announced that Lowell K. Davis, assistant vice chancellor for student success at Western Carolina University, has been named an ACE Fellow for the 2018-19 academic year.
Jeremiah “Jerry” Wolfe, an elder of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Western Carolina University during its May 2017 commencement ceremonies, died Monday, March 12, at the age of 93.
More than a dozen current and former members of the General Assembly and other state officials were among 200-plus who gathered Friday, March 2, for a ceremonial groundbreaking to mark the start of construction on WCU’s Tom Apodaca Science Building.
University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings has approved the leadership statement drafted by the 22-member committee that is conducting the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor.