A tiered system of gradual increases in rates paid by Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff for the privilege of parking on campus will resume for the 2017-18 academic year, university officials have announced.
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has appointed Gaither M. Keener, former chief legal counsel for Lowe’s Companies Inc., to fill an unexpired term on the Board of Trustees at Western Carolina University.
Contrary to what is unfolding on the national and state election scenes, the selection of officers by the Western Carolina University Board of Trustees proved to be free of name-calling and finger-pointing.
A modern home for Western Carolina University’s natural science programs, a medical office building to be located near the Health and Human Science Building and a more powerful signal for the university’s FM radio station took additional steps toward becoming reality Friday, Sept. 2.
As Chancellor of Western Carolina University, I am pleased that the North Carolina General Assembly has approved a state budget for the coming fiscal year that contains some significant provisions in support of public higher education in this state, including pay raises for our hard-working faculty and staff.
Brian Kloeppel, who has been serving as interim dean of Western Carolina University’s Graduate School and Research since July 2015, has been named to the position on a permanent basis, effective immediately.