When Western Carolina University associate professor Beth Wall-Bassett was applying to become a North Carolina Campus Compact Fellow last year, one of the things she and Lane Perry, director of WCU’s Center for Service Learning, decided to put in her application was what would become the framework for the Faculty Institute on Community Engagement.
Western Carolina University’s Cherokee Language Program and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian will co-host the second annual Undergraduate Cherokee Language Symposium beginning Sunday, March 25, and continuing through Tuesday, March 27.
University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings has approved the leadership statement drafted by the 22-member committee that is conducting the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor.
February was a big month for Western Carolina University as a record number of faculty, students, staff, friends and alumni showed their love by giving or pledging more than $600,000 during the second annual “I Love WCU” initiative, which ran from Feb.1-28.
Seven members of the Western Carolina University student body have been chosen to serve as Diversity Student Ambassadors and will focus on peer education around diversity and inclusion by developing and assisting with programs directed at all communities on campus.
The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees designated three existing surface parking lots as sites for possible future parking structures in preparation for an anticipated increase in student enrollment in the years ahead.
Billy T. Ogletree, head of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Carolina University, has been named the university’s Catherine Brewer Smith Distinguished Professor of Communication Disorders.
Western Carolina University will officially launch the public phase of its comprehensive “Lead the Way” fundraising campaign with a kickoff event Thursday, March 1, beginning at 5 p.m. at A.K. Hinds University Center.