• Randy Edwards Appointed as Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

    Chancellor Sheri Everts has appointed Randy Edwards, who has served at the position as interim since July 2016, as Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, according to an email from Everts sent to all students on Tuesday. Edwards, who earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from ASU in the 1970s,...
  • ASU professor takes students on research trip to Holocaust site

    Thomas Kaplan was once a German citizen coming of age during the 1970s coping with what he describes as “coming, as the awkward phrase has it, to terms with the mass crimes of the Nazi era.” Kaplan is now a distinguished professor of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at...
  • Town council appoints ASU human resources coordinator to planning commission

    The Boone Town Council unanimously appointed Appalachian State Human Resources Coordinator Becky Gosky to the town’s planning commission to fill a vacant position during a council meeting on March 16. According to the meeting’s agenda package, there were originally three applicants for the position, but Cathy LaMarre rescinded her...
  • New Parking Regulations discussed

    The Boone Town Council and the town’s planning commission discussed new potential parking regulations, specifically in terms of the minimum requirement for businesses, and the current approach to loading zones on Feb. 27. According to the agenda package for the meeting, the new regulations would require certain buildings to...
  • App State student fees to increase in 2018

    App State’s budget for fiscal year 2018 is projected to see fee increases in both athletics and Health Services, continuing a six year upward trend for athletics. If confirmed, the annual fees for athletics and Health Services would be increased $22 and $31 respectively. Athletics remains the highest fee...
  • App State to Increase Textbook Rental Fee

    The textbook rental fee will see its first increase since 2013, jumping from $140 per semester to $148 by May 2018, according to bookstore director Lorraine Childers. The textbook rental program allows students to pay a flat fee every semester that covers the cost of textbooks available for rental....
  • New academic building planned at Broyhill as part of Millennial Campus

    App State is planning to replace the recently demolished Broyhill Inn with an academic focused facility, according to Acting Chief of Staff Hank Foreman. While it has not been determined what will be built in the Broyhill Inn’s place, Foreman said that it will be driven by the academic...
  • App State expands millennial campus

    App State is planning to make heavy use of its recently expanded millennial campus, a geographic area on campus that streamlines the approval process for construction projects, Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs Paul Forte said. Forte said construction projects outside of this dedicated zone have to go through long...
  • Chelsea Clinton Speaks at App

    Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Hillary Clinton, spoke to a full fire hazard capacity audience of 550 people at Legends on Oct. 27 urging them to vote for Hillary Clinton while also covering topics such as climate change, the HB2 bill, education and criminal justice. Clinton described this election as...
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