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WCU Board of Trustees approve Chris Williams as the university’s CIO

Chris Williams has reached the culmination of what he had strategically positioned himself for, both academically and professionally. On Friday, June 14, Western Carolina University’s Board of Trustees approved Williams’ selection as its chief information officer. Williams, who comes to WCU after spending the last nine years as the IT director for Student Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will begin his new position Monday, June 24.

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Students set up bug tents to learn more about the critters in Cullowhee

Western Carolina University has been garnering a lot of buzz recently with bee and mosquito projects, but faculty and students are also interested in learning more about other critters that call Cullowhee home. As part of a field entomology course at WCU, Luiz Lima Da Silveira, biology professor, and Sarah Parsons, professor of geosciences and natural resources, have teamed up to monitor insect populations on campus.

students set up bug tents

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