He delivered keynote remarks for the fall semester chancellor's list ceremony held at the Bardo Arts Center.
The publication's lists are based on information collected from nearly 1,400 institutions during spring 2019 via an annual statistical survey.
The series of events is designed to introduce Kelli R. Brown, WCU’s new chief executive officer, to the region and state.
The publication features a cover-story profile of Kelli R. Brown, WCU's new chancellor.
The program will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, Oct. 8 through Nov. 26, in Room 143 of the Cordelia Camp Building.
The event will feature a discussion with George Ellison and Janet McCue, co-authors of “Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography,” and George Frizzell, former archivist of WCU Special Collections.
The theme for the Sept. 26-27 event in Blue Ridge Hall is “Giduwagi ― Appalachian Historical Ecology.'
Mountain Heritage Day, celebrating Southern Appalachian music, folk arts, dance and culture, will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.