Patricia B. Kaemmerling and J. Bryant Kinney, co-chairs of the committee conducting the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor, have been notified that the finalist who was put forward for approval by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors has withdrawn from consideration for the position.
The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees has endorsed a slate of three finalists for the position of chancellor to be considered by University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings.
The 21-person committee that has been working since spring 2017 to update Western Carolina University’s strategic plan is nearing completion of its work and plans to submit a draft of the revised document to WCU’s Board of Trustees for approval this spring.
The search committee tasked with helping select Western Carolina University’s next chancellor took major steps forward during a four-hour meeting Monday, April 16, as it whittled down its pool of candidates and selected 10 who will be invited to participate in off-campus interviews.
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.
The effort to find a successor for Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher is well underway, as the 22-member committee leading the search for the university’s next CEO is in the midst of obtaining feedback from the university’s various constituent groups.
Members of the public will have several opportunities to share their opinions on the characteristics they would like to see in Western Carolina University’s next chancellor as the committee leading the search for a successor to Chancellor David O. Belcher has announced a series of open forums for February.
The 22-person committee leading the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor met Friday, Jan. 19, to begin mapping out an ambitious process and schedule intended to enable a successor for Chancellor David O. Belcher to be on the job by Aug. 1.