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Company Overview of Appalachian State University

Company Overview

Appalachian State University offers undergraduate and graduate programs. It was formerly known as Appalachian State Teachers College and changed its name to Appalachian State University in 1967. The institution is based in Boone, North Carolina. Appalachian State University is a part of University of North Carolina.

287 Rivers Street

Boone, NC 28608

United States

Founded in 1899





Key Executives for Appalachian State University

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Vice Chancellor of University Advancement
Associate Vice Chancellor of International Education & Development and Director of International Research & Development
Secretary and Trustee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Appalachian State University Key Developments

Appalachian State University Appoints New Member to its Board of Trustees

New members will be joining Appalachian State University's Board of Trustees beginning July 1 following appointments made by the UNC Board of Governors. They are Charlotte residents and Appalachian graduates George Baldwin and Susan M. Branch. Each has been appointed to a four-year term on the board. In addition, former trustee John Blackburn of Linville was appointed to a four-year term. They replace outgoing board members H. Martin Lancaster of Falls Church, Virginia, Michael Steinback of Asheville and Brenda White Wright of Kingsport, Tennessee. Gov. Pat McCrory will make two additional appointments to the board at a later date. Baldwin is managing director of government relations and sustainability with Piedmont National Gas. He has a bachelor's degree from Appalachian, an MBA from Campbell University and a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University. He has been a member of Appalachian's Board of Visitors. Branch is vice president and risk manager for Ciena Capital LLC in Charlotte. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in marketing from Appalachian and a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law. She has been a member of Appalachian's Foundation Board of Directors. Blackburn is president and general manager of Linville Resorts Inc. He served a four-year term on the board and was chairman from 2008-09 before being appointed to the UNC Board of Governors in 2009. Blackburn has a bachelor's degree in economics and business from King College in Tennessee and an MBA from Virginia Tech. Barnes is president of NAI Carolantic Realty Inc. He was a founding member of Appalachian's Board of Visitors. Barnes has a degree in business administration from Appalachian.

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