Dale Carpenter, professor of special education, has agreed to chair the 13-member committee in conducting a nationwide search.
The project will be led by Turner Goins, professor in WCU's College of Health and Human Sciences and a nationally known specialist in American Indian aging issues.
A series of free and open-to-the-public programs have been scheduled on campus to commemorate Black History Month.
An on-campus polling place for early voting will be located in the Multipurpose Room of A.K. Hinds University Center, weekdays Feb. 13 to Feb. 28, from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 29, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Just a year after Western Carolina University’s spring enrollment surpassed 11,000 for the first time in the institution’s history, the tally for the current spring semester has hit another seasonal record, with a total of 11,434 students.
The Collegiate Hunger Challenge takes place through April 25, with points earned based on activities centered around collecting and donating food for neighbors in need or hunger awareness.
Liz Murray, the subject of Lifetime Television’s Emmy-nominated original film “Homeless to Harvard,” is the keynote speaker for Western Carolina University’s ceremony honoring those on the 2019 fall semester chancellor’s list.
The WCU project will develop academic collaborations with community partners to provide physical therapy students with skills to better assist people with Parkinson’s and their care partners.
To honor former WCU student Amber Parker, her former dance team coaches — Jessica Graning, Lindsi Cauley and Amy Manshack — created the Amber Parker Memorial Annual Scholarship, which offers $1,000 in scholarship support to a qualifying dance team member each year.