Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher and wife Susan Brummell Belcher have pledged $1.23 million in gifts for the university’s ongoing efforts to provide increasing scholarship support to help deserving students in their pursuit of higher education.
A Western Carolina University committee tasked with revising the university’s “2020 Vision” strategic plan has added one more town hall meeting to solicit input from members of the campus and surrounding communities.
Western Carolina University commemorated its long-lasting relationship with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians by affixing a name from Cherokee legend onto a campus housing facility in a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 10, rededicating the building as Judaculla Hall.
A Western Carolina University committee tasked with revising the university’s “2020 Vision” strategic plan will host two additional town hall meetings – one in Cullowhee, the other in Sylva – to solicit input from members of the campus and surrounding communities.
University of North Carolina system President Margaret Spellings joined recently appointed members of the UNC Board of Governors for a visit to Western Carolina University and its newly opened Catamount School on Thursday, Sept. 21, as part of a tour to help new board members get to know all of the system’s institutions.
The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees has approved David Hudson, associate dean of WCU’s College of Health and Human Sciences, to hold the title of Western Carolina University Distinguished Professor of Physical Therapy.
With a steady stream of hungry students filing by in search of dinner, members of one of Western Carolina University’s founding families gathered Thursday (Sept. 14) to take part in the official rededication of a renovated campus building originally named for one of their kinfolk.
Two projects deemed by Western Carolina University officials as necessary to meet the demands of a rapidly increasing student enrollment moved forward as the WCU Board of Trustees selected firms to design a new lower campus residence hall and the university’s first parking deck.