During his 10 years as Western Carolina University’s assistant director, and then associate director, of operations, Bryant Barnett was grooming himself to eventually become the director of residential living.
Students returning to Western Carolina University for the 2017 fall semester will find that their on-campus dining choices have increased significantly when the old Brown Cafeteria, shuttered in 2010 as a food-service operation, roars back to life as a spacious mountain lodge featuring national brands and multiple serving stations offering complete meals.
The Angel Trees that sprout around campus after Thanksgiving invite everyone to try on their wings a little early. You just choose a paper ornament from the tree and follow the gift-giving instructions on the back. “Take new, unwrapped gift item(s) to Residential Living by Friday, December 17...”
The registration rolls are closed, the final numbers are in, and it's official – student enrollment at Western Carolina University has hit an all-time high of 8,396 for the 2004 fall semester, an 11 percent increase over last fall's enrollment of 7,561.