With a trio of Western Carolina University faculty members currently engaged in individual research projects around the world through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the university has landed on a just-published list recognizing the program’s “top-producing institutions” for 2017-18.
The principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians provided three nuggets of advice for leading a successful life as he delivered a keynote address before a group of Western Carolina University’s highest-achieving students Tuesday (Feb. 13.)
One year after Western Carolina University’s spring semester enrollment topped 10,000 for the first time, the head count for spring has set yet another seasonal high mark, with a total of 10,229 students on the university rolls.
The 22-person committee leading the search for Western Carolina University’s next chancellor met Friday, Jan. 19, to begin mapping out an ambitious process and schedule intended to enable a successor for Chancellor David O. Belcher to be on the job by Aug. 1.
Improving student retention is an important part of the first strategic direction in Western Carolina University’s “2020 Vision” strategic plan to “fulfill the educational needs of our state and region.”
Western Carolina University held a pair of commencement exercises Saturday (Dec. 16) to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall graduating class and a group of WCU alumni who completed requirements to receive their degrees last summer.
Western Carolina University will hold a pair of commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 16, to honor the university’s fall graduating class and a group of newly minted WCU alumni who were awarded degrees after this year’s summer school sessions.
As Western Carolina University enrollment continues an upward trend, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the university are working to ensure those numbers include a significant portion of local Native American students.