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Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: (828) 227-7211
http://www.wcu.edu

 
 
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Description

Western Carolina University provides outstanding opportunities for students in a dynamic living-learning environment that encourages interaction with faculty, participation in organized community service activities, and preparation for future careers. WCU's quality enhancement plan is designed to link various elements of students' entire university experience, in- and out-of-class, so that academic and co-curricular activities are woven together into a fabric of intentional learning.

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Carnegie Classification of Institutional Characteristics
Basic Type Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Size and Setting Medium four-year, highly residential
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Full-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Single doctoral (education)
Directory
Chancellor
David O. Belcher
Chancellor
Phone: 828-227-7100
Fax: 828-227-7176
 
Executive Assistant to the Chancellor
Terry Welch
Assistant to the Chancellor and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Phone: 828-227-7100
Fax: 828-227-7176
 
Chief of Staff
Melissa Canady Wargo
Chief of Staff
Phone: 828-227-3082
Fax: 828-227-7176
 
Provost (Chief Academic Officer)
Alison Morrison-Shetlar
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Phone: 828-227-7495
 
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Sam Miller
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
One University Way - 114 Scott East
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 828-227-7147
 
Vice Chancellor/Vice President
Robert T. Edwards
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
Phone: 828-227-7321
 
Chief Research Officer
Dr. Brian Kloeppel
Dean, Graduate School and Research
110F Camp Building
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 828-227-3174
 
Chief Information Officer
Craig A. Fowler
Chief Information Officer
Phone: 828-227-7282
Fax: 828-227-7084
 
Associate Vice Chancellor
Jim Miller
Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
Phone: 828-227-7124
 
Dean
C. Dale Carpenter
Interim Dean of the College of Education and Allied Professions
Phone: 828-227-7271
 
Mimi C. Fenton
Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Phone: 828-227-7398
Fax: 828-227-7480
 
Robert Kehrberg
Dean of the College of Fine and Performing Arts
Phone: 828-227-7028
 
Doug Keskula
Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences
Phone: 828-227-7271
 
Darrell F. Parker
Dean of the College of Business
Phone: 828-227-7412
Fax: 828-227-7414
 
Brian Railsback
Dean of the Honors College
Phone: 828-227-7383
 
Richard D. Starnes
Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Phone: 828-227-7646
 
James Zhang
Dean of the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology
Phone: 828-227-7311
 
General Counsel
Mary Ann Lochner
General Counsel
Phone: 828-227-7116
 
Faculty Senate Chair
Mary Jane Herzog
Faculty Chair
Phone: 828-227-3327
 
Internal Auditor
Lisa Gaetano
Director of Internal Audit
Phone: 828-227-7116
 
Director of Institutional Research
Timothy Metz
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Planning and Effectiveness
Phone: 828-227-3046
 
University Librarian
Dana Sally
Dean of Library Sciences
Phone: 828-227-7307
Fax: 828-227-7105
 
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Randy Eaton
Director of Athletics
Phone: 828-227-7338
 
Director of Career Services
Theresa Paul
Director, Career Services and Cooperative Education
Phone: 828-227-7133
Student Body President
Garrett Whipkey
Student Body President
Phone: 828-227-7299
 
Other
Robin E. Hitch
Staff Senate Chair
Phone: 828-227-2210
 
Board of Trustees
Grace Battle
1128 Topaz Way
Marietta, GA 30068
Phone: 770-552-3125
 
Ed Broadwell
Chair
Post Office Box 10
Asheville, NC 28802
Phone: 828-350-3044
 
Carolyn L. Coward
Secretary
11 N. Market Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-771-2506
Fax: 828-255-0255
 
Baron Crawford
ex officio - SGA
245 Memorial Drive
Suite 8215
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 828-227-7299
Fax: 828-227-7250
 
Phil Drake
377 Brookwood Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: 828-524-2922
 
Joyce Dugan
Post Office Box 593
Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone: 828-736-1631
 
Patricia Kaemmerling
Vice Chair
6921 Peachtree Ind. Blvd.
Norcross, GA 30092
Phone: 770-242-3001
 
Gaither Keener
Mooresville, NC
J. Bryant Kinney
John Lupoli
269 Dillard Road
Highlands, NC 28741
Phone: 828-526-4532
 
Kenny Messer
100 West Court Street
Condo 1F
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 864-431-4110
 
Wardell C. Townsend, Jr.
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1212
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-652-8095
Fax: 301-652-8097
 
Trustees
Grace Battle
1128 Topaz Way
Marietta, GA 30068
Phone: 770-552-3125
 
Ed Broadwell
Chair
Post Office Box 10
Asheville, NC 28802
Phone: 828-350-3044
 
Carolyn L. Coward
Secretary
11 N. Market Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-771-2506
Fax: 828-255-0255
 
Baron Crawford
ex officio - SGA
245 Memorial Drive
Suite 8215
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone: 828-227-7299
Fax: 828-227-7250
 
Phil Drake
377 Brookwood Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: 828-524-2922
 
Joyce Dugan
Post Office Box 593
Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone: 828-736-1631
 
Patricia Kaemmerling
Vice Chair
6921 Peachtree Ind. Blvd.
Norcross, GA 30092
Phone: 770-242-3001
 
Gaither Keener
Mooresville, NC
J. Bryant Kinney
John Lupoli
269 Dillard Road
Highlands, NC 28741
Phone: 828-526-4532
 
Kenny Messer
100 West Court Street
Condo 1F
Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 864-431-4110
 
Wardell C. Townsend, Jr.
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1212
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-652-8095
Fax: 301-652-8097
 

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