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.  

New Faculty & Staff 2019

Faculty & Staff News

A heavy snowfall blankets the campus of Appalachian State University — one of five universities selected nationally to conduct rural climate resiliency research as part of AT&T’s Climate Resiliency Community Challenge. The Appalachian research team will suggest opportunities for improving access to services in rural communities. For example, expanded broadband is a critical component for overcoming obstacles created by weather cancellations. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State awarded AT&T grant to examine climate change resiliency, community impact

 AT&T has selected Appalachian State University as one of five universities nationally to conduct research designed to help communities ...

Dr. Michael Madritch of the Department of Biology has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes a new associate dean for 2020–21

Dr. Michael “Mike” Madritch has been named associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) effective May 1, ...

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, accordin...

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research poster image.

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty Research

Warm Up With the Humanities: A Celebration of New Faculty ResearchFriday, February 21, 2020Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 421This event is...

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers

Sarah Beth Hopton Presents to High Country Writers

High Country Writers welcomes Sarah Beth Hopton as presenter at our meeting of Thursday, February 13th at the Watauga County Library at 10 a.m. Her to...

Awards

FacStaffWinners2018

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences recognizes several members of the faculty and staff for outstanding service, teaching or scholarly work. Read more about these many awards, view previous winners or learn how to nomintate faculty and staff members for these honors at: https://cas.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/awards

Advising Information

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