Angela Johnson “A.J.” Grube, assistant to the chancellor for equal opportunity programs at Western Carolina University, has been named to the position of assistant vice chancellor for operations and research.
Scott Higgins, director of Western Carolina University 's master's degree program in health sciences and a member of Western's faculty since 1981, will serve as interim dean of research and graduate studies.
Western Carolina University and Blue Ridge Community College will partner to offer a bachelor of science degree-completion program in business administration with a major in entrepreneurship beginning in August.
(The following statement was issued today by Dr. John Bardo, Chancellor of Western Carolina University, after an announcement in May that he was among the top four candidates being considered for the position of president of Marshall University in Huntington, W. Va.)
“The Presidential Search Committee at Marshall University likely will meet this week to determine whom it will recommend to lead the university in the years ahead. I have asked that my name not be a part of the committee's final considerations.
The Heliker-LaHotan Foundation in New York has donated a major painting by an influential American artist to the permanent collection of the art museum in Western Carolina University's new Fine and Performing Arts Center.