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Tyndall named director of research protections

BOONE—After a national search, Robin Tyndall has been named director of research protections at Appalachian State University. Tyndall has served as the interim director since August 2014, and previously was assistant director.

Appalachian raises more than $200 million to support academics, arts and athletics

BOONE—The Campaign for Appalachian raised $203,593,769 in support of academics, the arts and athletics at Appalachian State University, surpassing its $200 million goal.

Appalachian Warrior Fund established to assist veterans and their children

BOONE—The Appalachian Warrior Fund has been established at Appalachian State University to honor veterans.

Perfect lawns aren’t perfect for the environment, research shows

BOONE—The continued quest for the perfect lawn contributes to global warming.

Endowed Scholarship Recital held Jan 29 at Appalachian

BOONE—The annual Endowed Scholarship Recital will be held Thursday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Appalachian to offer Master of Science in Nursing beginning in August

BOONE—The UNC Board of Governors has approved a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program for Appalachian State University, which is pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Appalachian’s accrediting body. The MSN application process will be available once final approval is granted by SACS . The degree will prepare nurse educators. Courses will be offered online and at Appalachian’s off-campus, distance education sites in surrounding counties.

DeHart named chair of Appalachian’s Department of Communication

BOONE—Following a national search, Dr. Jean DeHart has been named chair of the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University. DeHart served as interim chair following Dr. Janice Pope, who returned to the faculty.

Carnegie Foundation renews Appalachian’s community engagement classification

BOONE—Appalachian State University has retained its community engagement classification by the Carnegie Foundation first awarded to the university in 2008. The designation is valid until 2025.

Race named university registrar at Appalachian

BOONE—Debbie Race of Asheville has been named university registrar at Appalachian State University.