More than 100 leaders from across Western North Carolina came together Friday, Oct. 7, at Western Carolina University to discuss ways to foster regional economic development without having a negative impact on the mountain environment.
Western Carolina University announced Thursday, Sept. 22, the launch of a new center focused on issues revolving around economic development in North Carolina, especially in its western region.
Sessions with Western Carolina University’s chancellor and provost and in-depth discussions about four books focusing on leadership development highlight the 2016-17 schedule for the 13 new members of WCU’s Leadership Academy.
A conference at Western Carolina University on Friday, Oct. 7, will focus on the intersection of the environment and the economy in Western North Carolina.
With students – and some faculty members – still scrambling to find their classrooms on the second day of the fall semester, State Budget Director Andrew Heath paid a visit to Western Carolina University to tackle the subject of college affordability with a group of WCU students and campus leaders.
Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher urged faculty and staff to spend the 2016-17 academic year building on the momentum of the previous year, gearing up for implementation of the N.C. Promise tuition plan, and helping navigate complex budgetary waters.