From the top down, Appalachian strives to be the very best it can be, satisfied students at this midsize state university tell us. They report that the school accomplishes this end by hiring "open and accessible administrators" and "caring and stimulating professors" as well as by offering "challenging courses." Reports a senior: "The Appalachian administration and faculty pride themselves on being available to students. Our chancellor, Dr. Ken Peacock, wants to know what students think the university needs, and he goes out of his way to make himself accessible to us." A satisfied junior writes that ASU "is completely focused on the students. Undergraduate research is greatly encouraged.
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
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