BOONE—Following a national search, Mr. Paul Forte has been named vice chancellor for business affairs at Appalachian State University. Forte previously served as associate vice chancellor for finance at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He will begin working at Appalachian on August 1, 2016.
BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees met on June 24 and welcomed a new member, Jalyn Howard, the new Student Government Association president who will represent the interests of the student body. In addition, two ex officio representatives joined the board, Jason Marshburn, the Staff Senate chair, and Carolyn Clark, the Alumni Council president, who will serve one-year terms.
BOONE—Under sunny skies and with a row of black and gold beribboned shovels at the ready on the sidelines, Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri N. Everts welcomed more than 300 guests to the official groundbreaking of the Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) facility, Thursday morning, June 23. University faculty, staff and students, project partners, government officials and interested members of the High Country community gathered under a tent at the BCHS building site located adjacent to Watauga Medical Center.
BOONE—The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University continues its long-term commitment to strengthen community participation in the arts with new programs this summer. The most recent addition is the Regional Outreach Art Mobile (ROAM) – a traveling classroom of supplies to inspire artists of all ages and abilities to discover their artist within through creativity and design.