By Megan Hayes
BOONE, N.C.—Henry T. “Hank” Foreman was named vice chancellor and chief of staff for Appalachian State University on June 23.
Foreman will oversee the areas of University Communications, Arts Engagement (An Appalachian Summer Festival, the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts), the Holmes Convocation Center, the Office of Sustainability, the Small Business and Technology Development Center and External Affairs and Community Relations. As the principal aide to the chancellor, he will be the liaison to the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors, Appalachian’s Board of Trustees, and community and university constituencies. Additionally, he will assist in providing leadership and direction for institutional initiatives, special projects, time- or critically sensitive decisions and policy development.