The “English on the Ides” discussion series sponsored by WCU’s Department of English and City Lights Bookstore in Sylva will continue Sunday, Oct. 11, with a talk presented by Laura Wright, associate professor and head of the department.
Rebecca Scott, a community planner with regional knowledge and experience, is the new director of the WCU’s Local Government Training Program. She also will serve as assistant director of the university's Public Policy Institute.
Monday, Aug. 17, brought more than the start of a new academic year. It also brought news that WCU had lost an important leader who served at critical periods of the institution’s history. The night before, Clifford Ramsey Lovin lost his fight with cancer.
WCU’s Department of English and City Lights Bookstore in Sylva are sponsoring a series of informal public discussions focused on research being conducted by members of the university's English faculty.
WCU Chancellor David O. Belcher has identified four areas of emphasis for the 2015-16 academic year that are central to the institution’s future success: increasing diversity on campus, preparing for a comprehensive fundraising campaign to boost scholarship dollars, enhancing the total student experience, and supporting faculty and staff.