Robert Richard “Dick” Trevarthen, a former Western Carolina University director of bands, passed at 1 p.m., Aug. 17, in Clyde.
When Chancellor Kelli R. Brown walked onto the Performance Hall stage of Bardo Arts Center last Wednesday, she peered into a packed auditorium of faculty and staff eager to hear expectations for the 2022-23 academic year.
WCU has promoted Deidre Hopkins to serve as its Title IX Coordinator and Equity Officer.
Bob Roberts recently launched a new endowed scholarship fund to provide financial assistance to future students from the 16 westernmost counties of North Carolina who want to study in WCU’s College of Business.
A paid summer internship program pairs students with local nonprofits and community organizations in a partnership that helps each of them succeed and benefits the community at large.
Several former Catamount football players from the late 1950s through the early 1970s recently kicked off an effort to establish a new endowed scholarship fund at Western Carolina University in memory of their late coach, McDaniel “Dan” Robinson, who died in February 2022 at the age of 95.
WCU has partnered with a nationally recognized estate-planning service to help members of the university community in creating or updating a document to ensure their final wishes are fulfilled.
The WCU Senior Leadership Fellows Program will wrap up its pilot year this fall and begin seeking nominations for a new cohort to begin in January 2023.