The quest to find WCU’s next chancellor is back in high gear after the committee leading the search approved minor modifications to an existing leadership statement, tweaked language to advertise the position and formalized the timeline for the search process.
Research involving Western Carolina University’s Mosquito and Vector-Borne Infectious Disease Facility is aiding the fight against mosquito-spread La Crosse encephalitis in Western North Carolina and gaining recognition in a publication of the Centers for Disease Control.
Western Carolina University has joined a regional collaborative that plans to use a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to boost an already thriving Western North Carolina outdoor recreation industry to an even higher level.
Since its launch by Western Carolina University in June, the North Carolina Data Dashboard has proven to be an effective and reliable source of information about the westernmost counties, say those involved with the project.
Twenty-two of the top high school marching bands from the Carolinas, Georgia and Tennessee will be competing at the 18th annual Tournament of Champions, which will be hosted by WCU's Pride of the Mountains Marching Band.