Chancellor Kelli R. Brown was sworn into office and urged the university community not to allow the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent WCU from meeting its mission of providing higher education and outreach to Western North Carolina.
Grant will allow WCU to preserve and display its herbarium, arthropods and birds and mammals collections.
WCU’s Faculty Senate approved a resolution against resuming in-person instruction for fall semester.
David Starnes, director of athletic bands and assistant professor in the School of Music within the David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts, announced his resignation Friday, Aug. 7.
Fall semester 2020 will look different than anything Western Carolina University has experienced before.
WCU’s traditional Opening Assembly will have a different look this fall – and a broader audience, thanks to a scheduled video livestream.
Faculty, students and staff in WCU's College of Engineering and Technology have turned their attention to helping employees return safely to campus this fall with the development of personal protective equipment.
Amy Fagan, associate professor of geology at Western Carolina University, is one of two winners of a NASA award given annually to scientists from around the world who make significant contributions to the science or exploration communities early in their careers.
Jackson County and the unincorporated community of Cullowhee surrounding Western Carolina University have been ranked as the nation’s second most economically dynamic “micropolitan area” of 50 profiled in a report by the Heartland Forward, an institute for economic development.