A WCU staff member for nearly 40 years and a two-time alumnus, Phil Cauley has donated to the Catamount Club for 37 of those years.
Alumnus Randy White and spouse Kim Hunter have been named to co-chair the recently announced comprehensive “Fill the Western Sky” campaign.
Professor of English Mae Miller Claxton has become a long-time supporter of the athletics program at the institution where she works.
WCU leaders took a brief break from their typical opening-of-the-semester chores Sept. 6 to pay tribute to the more than 550 faculty, staff and student philanthropists who have made financial gifts to the university over the past year.
Rob Young, professor of geology and director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, supports Catamount student-athletes and fine arts programming through his philanthropy.
TJ Eaves, a 2012 graduate of WCU, will return to Cullowhee to speak during the fall 2023 Chancellor’s List event.
Linda Carmody, director of Greek student engagement and development, regularly donates to the university’s student emergency fund.
WCU’s Division of Advancement has issued a call for applications from faculty and staff interested in obtaining funding for projects through the third annual 1889 Impact Grants Program.
The changing of the fiscal year on July 1 also meant a changing of the guard for the WCU's Foundation Board of Directors, which recently welcomed six new members and selected membership of its executive committee.