For the past two years, Appalachian has been working intensely on several initiatives to improve the climate of safety on our campus. Dean of Students J.J. Brown explains some of the results from the safety climate survey and recommendations from the Interpersonal Violence Task Force, discusses specific actions Appalachian has taken, and looks forward at the work Appalachian is committed to continuing.
On January 31, BusinessInsider.com, published a story about colleges with the most on-campus drug and alcohol arrests. These things make great headlines, but the headline dissipates and all that's left is an overall impression - one that may be superficial.
Appalachian’s Ombuds Office provides a confidential environment where you can do just that – whether you’re a faculty member, a student, a parent of a student or staff member. Dr. James Barnes sat down in Appalachian’s podcast studio to outline some information about the services this office provides.