Jeanne Dorle, assistant professor in the department of management and international business at Western Carolina University, has been named the Fulbright Research Chair in Project Management at the University of Quebec.
Much like the politically savvy female character from the television drama “The West Wing” who finds herself ascending the ranks of the administration of the fictional Bartlett administration, Dianne G. Lynch has risen to the role of chief of staff for the Bardo administration at Western Carolina University.
Gifts from the wife and children of a late Charlotte business executive to a scholarship fund designed to help high school students from Burke County attend Western Carolina University have pushed the account over the $100,000 mark.
Western Carolina University will bestow honorary doctorates upon an award-winning writer and a business icon as the university holds summer commencement exercises at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University is the recipient of a $39,500 grant from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation to establish a contemporary Native American artist exhibition series beginning this fall.
“Our Purple and Gold,” Western's alumni newsletter, has taken on a new life as a 32-page full-color magazine that went into the mail last week. The magazine features nationally known comedian Jay Leno, host of “The Tonight Show on NBC,” on the front cover and includes a major story about the new Fine and Performing Arts Center's gala opening on Oct. 22 with Leno as headliner.