The selection of the university's next chief executive officer is expected by late April or early May, with that individual going on the job on or about July 1.
Lauren Bryson is the first recipient of the Hopkins and Ray Engineering and Technology Endowed Scholarship.
The first cohort of students in the university's fourth doctoral-level program is expected to begin course work next fall.
Ben King, a 2011 WCU alumnus, founded Bryson City Outdoors in 2013 and is now one of three partners operating a home store on Main Street in Bryson City and the new outpost on campus.
The first round of voting for this year’s title, with WCU pitted against Appalachian State University, began Feb. 25 and continues until March 4.
WCU's Concert Choir will perform a song by Haywood County composer Margaret Stringfield that was published in 1939.
The instructor will be Scott Rader, an associate professor of marketing and entrepreneurship in WCU’s College of Business
Wcu.sharetheridenc.org is a ride share program designed for those who are seeking commute and travel partners on campus.
The three international students are taking classes at WCU as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan.