Chancellor Everts Speaks To University's Board Of Visitors (2018-06-15 16:11:13)

Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts addressed the university’s Board of Visitors in Raleigh last week.

Everts reported on the performance goals the UNC System has set for Appalachian in its strategic plan, gave an overview of planned facility expansions and improvements, and shared some recent accomplishments of Appalachian’s students, faculty and staff.

Everts reported on Team Sunergy, Appalachian’s highly successful student-led solar vehicle team and its preparations for the 2018 American Solar Challenge, The university’s work at Appalachian Academy at Middle Fork in Winston-Salem that will open this August, and the opening of a new, innovative police academy for Appalachian students, only the second of its kind in the nation. She also spoke about facility renovations and improvements on campus, including the opening of the Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, the uplift of Sanford Hall and several residence halls, and the $2.5 million dollars endzone project at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Appalachian’s 30-member Board of Visitors advises and assists the chancellor and the university’s Board of Trustees on public policy matters that impact the university. The Board of Visitors also advises and assists with the university’s fundraising activities and needs, and helps communicate its mission and accomplishments.