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Chancellor announces change in leadership for Advancement Division

Lori A. Lewis stepped down as the university's vice chancellor for advancement, effective Monday, Aug. 12.  

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Research Administration announces grants for faculty, staff projects

Awards from a variety of public and private funders were received in July 2019.  

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WCU listed among nation's 'best public college values' by Kiplinger

The university is ranked 62nd among public higher education institutions across the nation in terms of value for in-state students.   

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Archaeological field school on campus reveals artifacts from ancient Cherokee presence

Findings will be presented to the Cherokee community in September at the 2019 Cherokee Archaeology Symposium.  

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National Geographic explorer Mike Libecki coming to campus for presentation, panel discussion

An event on Aug. 22 kicks off a “Wilderness as Wellness” programming series that will offer outings across the mountains throughout the fall semester.  

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Brother, sister duo of Mountain Faith Band added to festival lineup

Summer and Bray McMahan have been added as performers for WCU's Mountain Heritage Day festival, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28.  

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'Welcome Tour' being scheduled to introduce Chancellor Kelli Brown

The tour kicked off July 15 in Greensboro at First National Bank Field, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers, with a crowd of approximately 450 alumni and friends.  

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University community celebrates Staff Senate surpassing $100K for scholarship fund

The elected representatives of WCU's staff have set a goal of raising $20,000 annually and reaching the $200,000 mark within five years.  

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‘WCU Night’ slated for Aug. 15 at Asheville Tourists baseball game

All faculty, staff, students, alumni and fans are asked to show school pride by wearing plenty of purple and WCU gear.  

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