WCU is the recipient of a $583,074 grant from the U.S. Department of Education for an afterschool program to help improve the academic skills of students at Cullowhee Valley School who speak English as another language.
WCU keeps its streak alive in being listed by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible and ecologically connected institutions in North America.
Associate professor Holly Pinter was recently named National Middle Level Professor of the Year by the Association for Middle Level Education.
The Center for the Study of Free Enterprise has publicly introduced its 2020-21 group of faculty affiliates. This is the inaugural year of the program.
Roya Scales is one of eight appointees to a University of North Carolina System literacy fellowship, an effort intended to develop a common framework for literacy instruction in teacher preparation.
The late Robert J. Conley, author and former Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies at WCU, will receive a historical marker in his hometown of Cushing, Oklahoma.
WCU is planning a four-day series of ceremonies to honor spring, summer and fall 2020 graduates.
Angela “A.J.” Grube, a member of the faculty in the College of Business for more than 20 years, has been named to lead the college as its next permanent dean, effective Jan. 1.
WCU Chancellor Kelli R. Brown has announced the appointment of Richard D. Starnes as the next provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, effective immediately.