Posts By: Bill Studenc


Susan Parrott Ward ’76 came to Western Carolina University in 1973 with a deep passion for the arts and a burning desire to make things with her hands, but with...


Faculty members at Western Carolina University should not be surprised if students cast their eyes skyward in the early afternoon hours of the first day of clas...

University officials monitoring weekend weather forecast

With a chance of wintry precipitation across much of the Southeast this weekend as students return to campus to begin spring semester classes Monday, Jan. 9, Western Carolina University officials are keeping an eye on the skies – and on the highway system.

WCU board approves proposed tuition, fees for 2017-18

The Western Carolina University Board of Trustees approved a schedule of tuition and fees for the 2017-18 academic year that includes a 2 percent increase in tuition for students from North Carolina and a 3 percent increase in mandatory fees.

WCU, Isothermal Community College ink hospitality degree agreement

Officials from Western Carolina University and Isothermal Community College recently gathered to sign an articulation agreement designed to ease the transition for ICC students wanting to study in WCU’s newly expanded bachelor’s degree program in hospitality and tourism offered in the Asheville area.
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WCU Board of Trustees to meet Dec. 9

The Board of Trustees of Western Carolina University will hold its quarterly meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in the board room of H.F. Robinson Administration Building.