North Carolina’s copy of the 13th Amendment was at Vance Birthplace in Weaverville on June 12 during a statewide tour to celebrate “Juneteenth,” the date many African Americans observe as the day in 1865 that the last of the enslaved learned they were free.
The new North Carolina Department of Public Instruction report cards indicate high teacher turnover at several Asheville City and Buncombe County scho ...
The NC Attorney General's Office recently released a memo stating that 'deferred action' students in NC must pay out-of-state tuition to go to school. ...
Community colleges in Western North Carolina are getting used to the new funding reality — increase enrollment or expect fewer dollars from Raleigh.
In the wake of Brevard College being put on probation by its accrediting association, the question arises: How financially sound are the private colleges in Western North Carolina?
ASU consolidates majors in changes that echo those called for in the UNC system's most recent strategic plan.
WCU task force recommends dropping “low-performing” programs and enhancing "truly exceptional" ones, while Chancellor David Belcher pushes to save some with "enormous potential."
A faculty review triggered by reduced state funding may lead to streamlined courses but more elective choices for students, administrators say.
The University of North Carolina system's five-year plan came just before Gov. Pat McCrory released his proposed $20.6 billion budget, one that included proposed cuts of $139 million from the system's budget. Faculty throughout the state -- ...
“Comic Stripped: A Revealing Look at Southern Stereotypes in Cartoons,” a new exhibition on display at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center, explores cartoonish perceptions about the South.