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Installation of Chancellor Brown

We regret to inform you that we have decided to postpone the installation ceremony for Western Carolina University Chancellor Kelli R. Brown and all related events until the fall semester because of the current coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. We have received guidance from the University of North Carolina System Office that all UNC institutions are restricted from hosting gatherings of 100 or more people.>

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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