The fifth annual festival will take place Saturday, Feb. 2, and Sunday, Feb. 3, at the Coulter Building recital hall.
Formerly with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Thomas succeeds Steve Lillard, who was named WCU’s police chief in February 2018.
The facility allows WCU nurse practitioner students and students in related fields to receive education and training in an on-site environment.
The CFC supports teaching and learning at the university with professional development for faculty, pedagogy, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and educational technology.
Gifts from WCU's interim business dean honor the late Beverly Little, who was a professor of management in the College of Business.
The collection of works will be on display at WCU's Fine Art Museum through Friday, May 3.
Director of WCU's Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, he previously was a member of the South Carolina Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management.
The associate professor of health and physical education was honored at a gathering of the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management.
The pool of candidates has been narrowed down to 10 contenders who will be invited to participate in off-campus interviews set for Thursday, Jan. 31, through Saturday, Feb. 2.