Established in 2016, the Million Dollar Circle Award recognizes faculty and staff who have received a cumulative total of one million dollars or more in external grants and contracts while at WCU. To date we have fifteen faculty and staff who have earned this prestigious honor. In 2023, three more faculty and staff join the circle.
Dr. Cathy Grist, Professor, Department of Human Services, College of Education and Allied Professions
Dr. Brett Riggs, Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Paul Yanik, Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Technology, College of Engineering and Technology
We utilize the Faculty Activity Database (FAD) to collate your scholarship materials. Please insure that your FAD entries are up to date by 2 February. For staff members who do not have a FAD account or for others who cannot access the FAD, please utilize this link to submit the citation of your scholarly works.
For creative works of art, marketing, posters, and other scholarship that may not be typically accessed through library databases, electronic archives, and interlibrary loan, please call 828.227.7307 with any questions or concerns about submissions.