In July of 2004, Dr. Kenneth E. Peacock became the sixth chancellor of Appalachian State University. A member of the Appalachian family since 1983, Dr. Peacock is committed to promoting excellence in all aspects of the educational environment and preserving the rich heritage of the university.|
Between 1955 and 1969, with Dr. William H. Plemmons as president, Appalachian was transformed from a single-purpose teachers college into a multipurpose regional university.
Appalachian State Teachers College became Appalachian State University in 1967. Appalachian experienced a doubling of enrollment during the 1970s to about 9,500.
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