Minority student enrollment
male-to-female student ratio
approximate number of international students each year
non-Caucasian instructional faculty
faculty with international backgrounds (estimated)
Sources: IRAP Fact Book, Office of International Education and Development.
Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
PSU Calloway Peak Room 137A
Lecture presented by Dr. Lucinda McCray, faculty affiliate in women’s, gender and sexuality studies and professor of history at Appalachian.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The annual Global Opportunities Conference highlights innovative and entrepreneurial ways of addressing global challenges. Our goal is to inspire students, faculty and the local community to use their knowledge and skills in the business of building a better world.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Plemmons Student Union
The College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Council will look at the role of the humanities in higher education.
April 12-18, 2015
Derrick C. Jones ’79, will return to Appalachian April 12-18 for a residency featuring lectures and presentations on the Negro Leagues Baseball Era for audiences on campus, at public schools and in the community.
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Appalachian State University the designation of Military Friendly School® for 2015. Appalachian has received this designation annually since 2010.
The growing interest of students participating in study abroad at Appalachian State University has once again resulted in recognition from the International Institute of Education (IIE). In its 2014 Open Doors report, Appalachian is ranked 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for the total number of students studying abroad in 2012-13, the year the rankings are based.
College campuses have historically been places where students shine a spotlight on issues of national and international importance, and Appalachian is no exception.
December 8, 2014
A documentation of a student-organized #BlackLivesMatter solidarity demonstration held on Appalachian State University’s campus December 8, 2014.
October 29, 2014
On October 29, 2014, students, faculty and staff participated in a silent demonstration to raise awareness about and create support for the “other” part of the App State community.
Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock formed the 35-member Chancellor’s Commission on Diversity in Spring 2013 to ensure Appalachian is a welcoming community of scholars which values, respects and embraces diversity across all units.