External Funding


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  • Exams for Wed. Dec. 12 delayed OR online; Condition 1 extended until 10am for non-faculty employees

    On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. exams are on a 2-hour delay OR online. Beginning at 5 p.m., exams on Wednesday will be held as scheduled OR online. The Adverse Weather Policy is extended through 10 a.m. Wed., Dec. 12. for non-faculty employees under Condition 1 (Reduced Operations). Use caution during inclement weather. Full message and link to revised exam schedule

    Posted at 4:52pm on December 11, 2018.

  • Winter Storm Warning

    A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Watauga County from 7 pm Saturday, December 8 until 11 am Monday, December 10. This includes Appalachian State University. Heavy snow possible. Travel may become difficult or impossible at times. Power outages may also occur. Be prepared to remain at home and indoors for extended periods. Evaluate the latest weather forecast prior to traveling and consider adjusting travel plans as needed. Have a plan in place in the event power is lost. Visit emergency.appstate.edu for preparedness tips. Continue to closely monitor the National Weather Service or local media for the latest weather updates.

    Posted at 8:17am on December 7, 2018 via Blackboard Connect.

External Funding in University College


Unit Contact

General Education

Paulette Marty

Academic Advising

Lynne Waugh


Nikki Crees

University Writing Center

Beth Carroll

Writing Across the Curriculum

Georgia Rhoades

University Testing Center

Merrill Hibbs

Learning Assistance Program

Jean Roberts

Office of Student Research

Alan Utter

Civic Engagement

Clark Maddux

Summer Reading

Colin Ramsey

University Forum Lecture Series

Howie Neufeld

University Documentary Film Services

Tom Hansell and Beth Davison


  • All budgets receive final review from Dr. Mark Ginn (ginnmc@appstate.edu, 828-262-7660).
  • All External Funding correspondence, proposals and appendages should be sent to David Taylor, taylordc@appstate.edu.
  • All outright, in kind and planned giving (including cultivation activities) inquiries and activities should be directed to David Taylor and Mike Mayfield.


University College External Funding Funding Basics

  • CFP = Call for Proposals
  • RFP = Request for Proposal
  • ORSP = Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • IPF = Internal Processing Form
  • IRB = Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects)
  • IACUC = Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee