An estimated crowd of about 350 members of the Western Carolina University campus community, most of them students, gathered Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center to meet with university officials and continue an on-going dialogue on issues surrounding race, diversity and inclusion.
While most Western Carolina University offices in Cullowhee and Asheville will be closed during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period, WCU’s Advancement office will be open for special hours on two days to assist donors with year-end giving.
Western Carolina University has issued requests for proposals for two possible public-private partnership projects, one that could lead to student housing on the university’s West Campus and one that could improve broadband internet service to the Cullowhee Valley.
Students at Western Carolina University will pay slightly more to reside, dine and park on campus after the Western Carolina University Board of Trustees endorsed a new schedule of rates for the 2018-19 academic year, but a new tuition plan taking effect in the fall will result in a significant drop in the overall cost of attendance.
Briana Callie McManus, a senior from Cary majoring in music education, and Jacob William French, a senior from Reidsville majoring in business administration and law, were announced as Western Carolina University’s Homecoming queen and king Saturday, Oct. 28.