Posts By: Bill Studenc

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Chancellor delivers Opening Assembly address

Western Carolina University Chancellor John W. Bardo thanked faculty and staff for continuing to increase institutional quality despite the state’s budget crisis, and urged them not to allow lingering economic doldrums to derail their efforts to continue creating “a 21st-century university.”
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Boyer model the focus of WCU-sponsored retreat

Western Carolina University, among the first institutions in the country to adopt the Boyer model across campus, invites educational personnel to learn more about implementing the new philosophy of scholarship on their campuses.
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N.C. Logistics Task Force meets at WCU

The North Carolina Governor’s Logistics Task Force stopped Thursday, June 24, at Western Carolina University to learn about Western North Carolina’s economic assets and existing transportation and technology infrastructure that make the region unique from other areas of the state.
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Trustees OK contract extension for football coach

The Western Carolina University board of trustees unanimously approved a one-year contract extension for Dennis Wagner, who recently turned down a position at the University of Kansas to remain as the Catamounts’ head football coach.