WCU is expected to have its largest-ever total head count for the eighth time in nine years, with gains in transfer, distance and continuing students.
In keeping with this year's campus theme, the design features a replica of the Alumni Tower made from a corn-based plastic.
Lori A. Lewis stepped down as the university's vice chancellor for advancement, effective Monday, Aug. 12.
Awards from a variety of public and private funders were received in July 2019.
The university is ranked 62nd among public higher education institutions across the nation in terms of value for in-state students.
Findings will be presented to the Cherokee community in September at the 2019 Cherokee Archaeology Symposium.
An event on Aug. 22 kicks off a “Wilderness as Wellness” programming series that will offer outings across the mountains throughout the fall semester.
Summer and Bray McMahan have been added as performers for WCU's Mountain Heritage Day festival, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28.
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.