Faculty & Staff

The 457 full-time faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences represent a rich diversity of educational background and professional expertise. Most of the faculty in the College hold terminal degrees in their discipline, and all faculty members are dedicated to their teaching and research. Quality teaching and instruction has always been, and remains, the primary mission of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences. The honors and awards of our faculty provide convincing evidence of the faculty’s exceptional performance in the classroom and in their fields.  

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Faculty & Staff News

L to R, top to bottom: Debbie Wellborn, Senior Companion program director; Dr. Amy Dellinger Page, executive director of Appalachian Senior Programs; Tammy Taylor, Foster Grandparent program director; Gloria Roach, Senior Companion program assistant and Sherry Lambert, Foster Grandparent program assistant. Photos by University Communications.

Senior citizen volunteers support fellow local community members through AmeriCorps Seniors programs

Each year, AmeriCorps Seniors engages more than 200,000 older adults in volunteer service programs enriching the lives of volunteers and benefiting th...

Caption: SAFE faculty recipient Kendra Souza, senior lecturer and first/second year Spanish coordinator, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Photo submitted.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Kendra Souza

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Kendra Souza Kendra Souza, senior lecturer and first/second year Spanish coordinator, Department of Languages, Literature...

Cashae Cook ’14, who serves as the diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer in the Appalachian Police Department — the official policing agency of Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian Police Department’s new diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer promotes positive interactions

As a child, Cashae Cook ’14 said she was always glad to see police officers arrive at her house — because it meant she and her siblings would be s...

Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant. These grants support the university’s focus on creating a culture of inclusive excellence. Pictured is an aerial view of the App State campus covered in snow during January. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awards 4 grants in support of diversity, equity and inclusion research

Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Gr...

Caption: SAFE faculty recipient Dr. Sarah Arrington, Director of General Biology, Department of Biology. Photo by University Communications.

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Arrington

SAFE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sarah ArringtonDr. Sarah Arrington, director of general biology, Department of Biology Student and Faculty Excellence...