Members of the public will have an opportunity to have their voices heard by the search committee that will help select the next chancellor of Western Carolina University during a series of open forums Monday, Nov. 22.
University of North Carolina President-elect Tom Ross had one simple requirement for the committee tasked with helping find the next chancellor of Western Carolina University – deliver him a superhero.
Western Carolina University Chancellor John W. Bardo thanked faculty and staff for continuing to increase institutional quality despite the state’s budget crisis, and urged them not to allow lingering economic doldrums to derail their efforts to continue creating “a 21st-century university.”
Best-selling novelist Kathy Reichs shared with Western Carolina University students on Tuesday, Nov. 18, highlights of a career that has taken her from behind the scenes in crime laboratories to in front of the cameras in a cameo role in “Bones,” the popular television show inspired by her books.
Western Carolina University Chancellor John W. Bardo apologized to the campus and community for what he called the “inappropriate behavior” and “poor judgment” of seven students who admitted to leaving the body of a dead bear beneath a statue on the WCU campus.