The WCU Board of Trustees awarded Cherokee scholar Thomas Belt with its highest honorary degree, doctorate of humane letters, as part of its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 15.
The WCU Board of Trustees has appointed Charles F. Thomas as dean of Hunter Library. Thomas will start in his new position effective July 1.
New Pride of the Mountains leader looks to build on an already great tradition. Jack Eaddy Jr. is all about pushing the envelope. Pushing the envelope is one reason Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band has become one of the most renowned collegiate bands in the country.
The WCU Board of Trustees appointed David A. Kinner as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences as part of its special-called meeting April 27.
Catherine Carter, a professor in WCU’s Department of English, will receive one of the University of North Carolina System’s top awards.
The landscape of the K-12 teaching environment across the U.S., and also North Carolina, lends itself to being predominantly comprised of white females. What’s hard to find are African American male teachers.
The National Institute of Nursing Research has awarded just over $374,500 to WCU’s Department of Social Work to work in partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for advance care planning with the Native American community.
David Dorondo, an associate professor of history, has found himself lately a part of espionage, international diplomacy and a shadow world of geopolitical intrigue.
WCU’s Special and Digital Collections at Hunter Library has digitized a collection of interviews conducted between 1986 and 1989 with Black residents from Western North Carolina, all of whom were older than 69 at the time.