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Office of the Chancellor

As the 12th Chancellor of Western Carolina University, Dr. Kelli R. Brown charts the course for our university and the region we serve. We are proud to have an experienced and respected leader who inspires our campus community to strive past what we believe is possible and to embrace our successes.

Pride in our Past, Hope for the Future

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown reflects on her first year in office and commends WCU’s students, faculty, staff and alumni for rising up to respond to challenging times. We take a look back at what a year it has been.


About the Chancellor

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown

The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System elected Dr. Kelli R. Brown as the 12th Chancellor of Western Carolina University in the Spring 0f 2019.

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Q&A with the Chancellor

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown

Chancellor Kelli R. Brown sat down to answer a few questions about herself, her career and higher education. Plus, she shares with us a few little-known facts about herself.

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Rapid-Fire Q&A

Chancellor Kelli Brown with WCU student Emma Kay

Rising WCU sophomore, Emma Kay, asked Chancellor Brown to answer some quick questions. See how she answers the difficult questions of hot dog or hamburger, mountains or beach and more!

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