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SACSCOC team endorses QEP, seeks more information on a few compliance issues

To adapt a phrase often attributed to Julius Caesar – they came; they saw; they concurred. In this case, “they” refers to the members of an external review team who visited campus last week as a culminating event in the nearly three-year process to reaffirm Western Carolina University’s 10-year accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Hunter Library on the front lines of fighting ‘fake news’

A common term heard lately is “fake news,” a phrase used to describe those fabricated sources purporting to be an actual news outlet ― or a term sometimes bantered about to cast doubt on legitimate news sources. Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library has created four webpages to help inform and educate anyone wanting to discern facts and legitimate news sources.

SACSCOC review team to visit campus April 3-6

Some very important guests are about to hit campus, as the members of an external review team of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges will visit April 3-6 as part of the nearly three-year process to reaffirm Western Carolina University’s accreditation.