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WPU's Betty Witcher, Ph.D is Promoted to Professor

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#PeopleOfPeace: Betty Witcher, Ph.D., Achieves Highest Rank of Professor at WPU

William Peace University is proud to announce that Dr. Betty Witcher has been officially named Professor, the highest faculty rank at WPU which recognizes a member’s exemplary teaching, service, and scholarship/professional development. The Promotion and Tenure Committee, as well as the …

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William Peace University Receives Gift On Founder’s Day To Add To Largest-Ever Unrestricted Gift Made By Alumna

William Peace University announced on March 17, 2016, during its Founder’s Day celebration, it was honored with an additional distribution from the estate of Peace College Alumna and University benefactor, Elizabeth “Betsy” Moore Ruffin ’53, of more than $442,000. The original …

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Alumna Fay Jackson Anderson, Class of 1954, Awarded University’s Highest Honor, William Peace Medallion

William Peace University is proud to announce that Ms. Fay Jackson Anderson ’54 has been awarded the William Peace Medallion, the highest (non-academic) award at William Peace University. The award recognizes an individual who, through a lifetime of support and …

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Kristin Cohen, Ph.D., Named Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing

William Peace University is proud to name Kristin Cohen, Ph.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing. Cohen will lead and oversee multiple departments at the University, including Admissions, Communications and Marketing, Telecounseling, Records and Reports, and the Welcome Center. …

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WPU Biology Students & Professors Continue Research of Carcinogen Levels in Local Creek

William Peace University Biology students and professors are involved in important research concerning Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) levels throughout Crabtree Creek in Wake County. “Over the years our students have examined the impact of PCB contamination on the ecology of the Crabtree Creek …

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WPU to Host Largest Open House of Year, Saturday, March 19, 2016

William Peace University is expected to host its largest Open House event of the academic year on Saturday, March 19, 2016. More than 150 prospective students, their friends, and family members are expected to tour campus, meet WPU faculty and …

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#PeopleOfPeace: Justin Johnson, Creating Worlds as a Game Designer and Professor

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#PeopleOfPeace: Justin Johnson, Creating Worlds as a Game Designer and Professor

It’s not just fun and games for Justin Johnson, Assistant Professor of Simulation and Game Design (SGD) at WPU, who seems to be immersed in a real-life Role Playing Game, or RPG for true gamers. For every talent that Johnson …

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William Peace University Brings Vonnegut’s Version of “The Soldier’s Tale” To the Stage in Partnership with the North Carolina Symphony

William Peace University’s Manning Music Series, a collaboration between the University and the North Carolina Symphony, presents Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale as re-worked by Kurt Vonnegut. The concert will be preceded by a discussion of the work by Dr. …

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Raleigh Continues Trend of National Rankings; Listed as No. 4 Best Place to Live in United States

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Raleigh Continues Trend of National Rankings; Listed as No. 4 Best Place to Live in United States

Raleigh, which WPU proudly calls home, has been awarded another top ranking by another top publication – this time, the City of Oaks is officially the No. 4 ”Best Place to Live in the United States” according to U.S. News & World …

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WPU Opens "The Stable" With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

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WPU Officially Opens “The Stable” on Campus With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

WPU Athletics has knocked it out of the park once again – this time with a year-round, on-campus training facility for University baseball and softball players known as “The Stable.” The 4,000 square-foot facility was officially dedicated late last month …

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