More than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students are currently enrolled in WCU online degree programs. The university has been consistently ranked among the highest in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, now in the ninth year of collecting data from distance education providers.
The session is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the university’s site at Biltmore Park in Asheville.
Oralene Anderson Graves Simmons is the keynote speaker for Western Carolina University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Simmons will give her presentation Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center. The theme is “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy of Connection: The Story of U.S.”
“Al Norte al Norte” chronicles the daily life of Latinos living in North Carolina and opens on display Monday, Jan. 13, at the museum.
A 15-member committee looks to select no more than six candidates for off-campus interviews in mid-February before selecting one or two finalists to bring to campus later that month.
Participating officers raised $280 and Mike Byers, WCU’s vice chancellor of administration and finance, matched that amount for a total of $560.
The new Catamount Navigator Program builds upon the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement that governs the transfer of credits from community colleges to UNC System institutions.
Ivy Gibson, associate general counsel at WCU, is chairing the search committee, which includes current and former student-athletes, Catamount Club representatives, athletics department staff and community members.
The campus committee leading the national search for Western Carolina University’s next vice chancellor for advancement is working with Aspen Leadership Group as the process moves forward and has scheduled a series of meetings designed to provide input to committee members and ALG.