Controversy & Recession

Time Frame: 1980-1982

Here is an archive of newspaper articles concerning differences of opinion that lead to a reorganization at WPCC. These documents are in PDF format which can be accessed by the free Reader software from Adobe. If you are unable to access these documents and would like additional assistance, please contact the webmaster.


WPCC selected for programMorganton News-HeraldDec. 10, 1979
Musical group formed: A first at WPCCMorganton News-HeraldDec. 26, 1979
Research associate post goes to WPCC directorMorganton News-Herald1980
State workers tap McGalliardMorganton News-Herald1980
WPCC reorganizingMorganton News-HeraldMar. 11, 1980
Mace is hand-crafted for WPCC inaugural Morganton News-Herald Apr. 10, 1980
Four visiting artists at WPCC tonightMorganton News-Herald Apr. 18, 1980
WPCC inaugurates its third president Morganton News-HeraldApr. 21, 1980
Pioneers admitted into the WTAC; Coach Gaylon couldn’t be happierMorganton News-HeraldMay 1980
WPCC trustees oppose billMorganton News-HeraldMay 1980
Margaret Fulk to retire: WPCC library her legacyMorganton News-HeraldMay 1980
Woman trustee namedMorganton News-HeraldJun. 23, 1980
WPCC board OKs budget, leases buildingMorganton News-Herald Jun. 27, 1980
WPCC budget OK’d: inmates program unveiledMorganton News-HeraldJul. 18, 1980
Fine Arts Program To BeginHickory Daily RecordJul. 31, 1980
New college VP looking to tomorrowMorganton News-HeraldSep. 3, 1980
WPCC fights poor writingValdese NewsSep. 4, 1980
Budget requests presented Morganton News-HeraldSep. 19, 1980
Carson, college trustee, diesMorganton News-HeraldDec. 22, 1980
College’s PR director quitsMorganton News-HeraldJan. 22, 1981
WPCC president’s statementMorganton News-HeraldMar. 18, 1981
Trustees pick acting president  Morganton News-HeraldApr. 28, 1981
WPCC board to interview 5: Presidency field narrowingMorganton News-HeraldAugust 1981
Tenure policy axed Morganton News-HeraldNov. 3, 1981
WPCC will crown its ‘sexiest turkey or hen’Morganton News-HeraldNov. 11, 1981
WPCC president takes oathMorganton News-Herald Nov. 23, 1981
Benner: Saturday’s South Eastern Canoe race best in 10-year historyMorganton News-HeraldOctober 1981
Greenhouse bids within budgetMorganton News-HeraldFeb. 9, 1982
WPCC administrative changes approved Morganton News-Herald Feb. 9, 1982
College greenhouse plans OK’dMorganton News-HeraldMar. 3, 1982
Community college tenure is illegal, opinion contends  Morganton News-HeraldMar. 8, 1982
College seeks new buildingMorganton News-HeraldMar. 19, 1982
College applies for $1.3 million federal grantMorganton News-HeraldMar. 30, 1982
College tightens belt; program, 6 jobs cut Morganton News-HeraldMar. 30, 1982
WPCC play is delightful Morganton News-HeraldApr. 22, 1982
WPCC graduation scheduled Friday Morganton News-HeraldMay 26, 1982
WPCC goes downtown with campus Morganton News-HeraldJun. 22, 1982
Changes forecast for college  Morganton News-HeraldJun. 24, 1982
WPCC denied federal grantMorganton News-HeraldJul. 2, 1982
WPCC sponsors Middle East forumMorganton News-HeraldOct. 15, 1982
Ribbon-cutting, dedication held for WPCC greenhouseMorganton News-HeraldDec. 10, 1982
Foundation continues fund-raisingMorganton News-HeraldDec. 14, 1982