Contact details for CAS & CASSH offices at this time

The College of Arts and Sciences remains dedicated to supporting the campus population. We are actively practicing social distancing, which means we remain open for business but we are limiting the number of students, faculty and staff on campus. At this time, we are currently working to provide assistance virtually or by phone.

If you need to contact the Office of the Dean, please do so between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Monday-Friday via phone at (828) 262-3078 or email at cas@appstate.edu

If you need to contact the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH), please do so between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday - Friday via phone at (828) 262-3076 or email casadvising@appstate.edu.

College News

Pictured, from left to right, are Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, the Lowe’s Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and CS department chair; Dr. Cindy Norris, professor of computer science; and Dr. Jay Fenwick, professor of computer science and director of App State’s computer science graduate program. Photos by Chase Reynolds

App State’s CS4ALL Program expands access to computer science education for rural Appalachian students

Appalachian State University has created and implemented Computer Science for All (CS4ALL) — a program designed to expand access to and di...

Top left (clockwise): Dr. Krista Lewis (photo submitted), Dr. Petia Bobadova (photo submitted), Dr. Cynthia M. Liutkus-Pierce (photo by University Communications) and Dr. Laura Ammon (photo by University Communications).

App State’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new department chairs and director

Three new department chairs in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin their positions on July 1, 2021. These include...

Appalachian State University graduate Emily Hatem ’19. Photo submitted

Sociology major begins career with AmeriCorps before heading to graduate school

After graduating from Appalachian State University, sociology major Emily Hatem ’19 joined AmeriCorps, a federal agency that brings people together ...

Caity Duncan, senior, Community & Regional Planning major and CAS Corps member. Photo submitted.

CAS Corps Feature: Caity Duncan

The CAS Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute opport...

Perry, a professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, is pictured working in high-altitude gear at the weather station he installed on the Quelccaya Ice Cap in Peru in 2018. Photo by Marie Freeman. Right photo submitted

App State climate ‘superhero’ Dr. Baker Perry inspires young Brazilian scientist

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Baker Perry in the Department of Geography and Planning is a superhero in the field of climate science ...

Kit Gruelle ’12, Sociology, is a survivor of domestic violence who has worked as an advocate for battered women and their children for 33 years. She is the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2020-21. Image provided.

CAS 2020-21 Outstanding Alumni award winner: Kit Gruelle ’12

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2020-21 Outstanding Alumni award winner as Kit Gruelle ’12. Gr...

About the College

The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 16 academic departments, one academic program, two centers and one residential college spanning the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. The college is dedicated to providing instruction and research essential to the University's mission and seeks to cultivate the habits of inquiry, learning and service among all its constituents.