Patricia B. Kaemmerling and J. Bryant Kinney, co-chairs of the committee conducting the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor, have been notified that the finalist who was put forward for approval by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors has withdrawn from consideration for the position.
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce posthumously recognized Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher for his contributions and commitment to the region with its Excellence in Public Service Award.
Western Carolina University’s One Book committee, which is responsible for selecting the book that is distributed to all first-year students before fall semester, has been wanting to choose a title that connects with the campus theme.
Lowell Davis was first introduced to the “I Have A Dream” Foundation as a fourth-grader in Dallas. Now, as Western Carolina University’s associate vice chancellor for student success, that same foundation has recognized Davis for his career achievements.
The Association of American Colleges and Universities selected Western Carolina University for two of its four summer institutes, allowing faculty participants to engage with educational peers and experts to advance and spur teaching innovation.