Folklorist, storyteller and musician Lee Knight is set to perform on campus Tuesday, July 2.
He was a leader in the enterprises of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, most notably as general manager of the Cherokee Boys Club for 53 years.
WCU's chief of staff has announced staff assignments related to the pending departure of the university's chief marketing officer.
The action came as part of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors meeting Wednesday, May 22, in Chapel Hill.
The work continues through Friday, Aug. 2, with areas around the tower inaccessible to pedestrians while repairs are being made.
Arthur Salido, WCU’s executive director of community and economic engagement and innovation, graduated from Leadership North Carolina, a prestigious program with a mission to inform, develop and engage committed leaders by broadening their understanding of and involvement in issues and opportunities facing North Carolina.
Led by WCU’s employee wellness team, the event encourages faculty and staff to participate in various wellness activities.
A closing reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25.
Program staffers and local students have been pedaling the length of a 184.5-mile towpath from Cumberland, Maryland, to Washington, D.C.