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Trustees elect officers, appoint committee to study beer, wine sales at sporting events

Bryant Kinney, an alumnus and public and governmental affairs executive who resides in Lincoln County, was elected to serve as chair.   


Brian Boyer’s bond with international students takes him to Monaco for royal wedding

Louis Ducruet says the time that he and his new wife, Marie, spent on the WCU campus was life changing and something they will never forget.  


University alumna Jessica Woods named assistant to chancellor

She had been serving as executive assistant to WCU Chief of Staff Melissa Canady Wargo for the past six years.  

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NEH offering grant application writing workshop in Asheville

The free workshop will be presented by Geoff Burrows, senior program officer in the NEH Division of Research Programs.  


New doctor of psychology program announces speaker series

The series will feature cartoonist Bob Mankoff; Thomas Joiner, one of the world’s leading authorities on suicide; and clinical psychologist Scott Lilienfeld from Emory University.  


Bakari Sellers tells students at convocation: 'Love your neighbors' and 'dream with your eyes open'

Other speakers at the event were WCU Chancellor Kelli R. Brown and Provost Alison Morrison-Shetlar, while Student Government Association President David Rhode served as master of ceremonies.   

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Faculty Senate to hold Aug. 28 meeting at University Center

Attendance of employees at meetings of Faculty Senate and Staff Senate is considered work time (university service) with approval of the individual’s supervisor.  


Programs to focus on ‘Nonprofit Storytelling,’ leadership, Six Sigma

WCU's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment is sponsoring the programs at locations around Asheville.  


Presentation by Gifford Pinchot III, wife Libba kicks off 2019-20 campus theme

Pinchot III is the grandson of Gifford Pinchot Sr., the first chief of the U.S. Forest Service who once managed forests of the Biltmore Estate.  

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