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Chancellor to address gathering of educators in Asheville

John W. Bardo, chancellor of Western Carolina University, will provide the keynote address for education professionals who are getting together on Friday, Dec. 17, at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville for the winter meeting of the Region 8 chapter of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
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Summit at Western examines community, civic engagement

Although Western Carolina University is focusing much of its institutional energies these days on fostering regional economic development and preparing students for successful careers, higher education must never abandon its traditional responsibility of producing educated citizens.
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Nominations sought for Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Students and faculty are invited to nominate Western faculty for the 2004-05 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award Nov. 1-12. Nominees must hold faculty status at the rank of instructor or above and be in at least her/his third year of teaching at Western. Faculty who have received the award during the past five years are ineligible (Gibbs Knotts, Mimi Fenton, Terry Nienhuis, Kathy Ivey, and Marsha Lee Baker).