Archives for March 12, 2016

Associate provost on Africa and its impact

“Africa… more than a continent, more than corruption, more than suffering…” were some of the thoughts that Dr. Carol Burton, the associate provost of undergraduate studies, shared when talking about this year’s university wide theme. When the theme, Africa! More than a Continent, started in the fall 2015 many people were skeptical and Burton acknowledged […]

International students at WCU have their own views about primaries

With the NC primaries coming up on March 15, students at Western Carolina University have different views and thoughts about the candidates, elections, and foreign policy. Some are impatiently waiting for the voting process to begin. “[Foreign policy] is fundamentally important to every single election…there are 192 other countries that the president will be a symbol for. Foreign […]

New UNC President visits WCU

The new president of the University of North Carolina system, Margaret Spellings, visited WCU Friday to promote the NC bond referendum and share her vision for the UNC system. In front of the Board of Trustees, Spellings laid out her top priorities for the UNC system: enhance faculty and staff salaries, work on accountability, STEM […]