Western Carolina University will officially launch the public phase of its comprehensive “Lead the Way” fundraising campaign with a kickoff event Thursday, March 1, beginning at 5 p.m. at A.K. Hinds University Center.
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.
With Valentine’s Day falling smackdab in the middle of the month, February is known as a time for love. That’s why the Office of Advancement at Western Carolina University is rolling out the second annual “I Love WCU” fundraising campaign throughout the month.
Western Carolina University will offer an Occupational Safety and Health Administration 30-Hour Construction Industry Safety Training program Tuesday, Feb. 20, through Friday, Feb. 23, at the university’s instructional site at Biltmore Park Town Square in Asheville.
Western Carolina University’s Office of Communications and Public Relations teamed up with students and faculty in the School of Music to produce the university’s 2017 holiday greeting to campus, community, alumni and friends.
A team of students representing the Catamount School, Western Carolina University’s laboratory school for sixth- through eighth-graders, competed at a regional FIRST LEGO League event Saturday, Dec. 2, and will be one of 13 teams moving on to state competition.
University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings announced Tuesday, Nov. 28, the naming of Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar as acting chancellor of Western Carolina University. The very next day, Carol Burton, WCU’s associate provost for undergraduate studies, agreed to step into Morrison-Shetlar’s shoes by taking the role of acting provost.