Chancellor Sheri N. Everts
Chancellor

Dr. Sheri N. Everts joined Appalachian State University as its seventh leader in July 2014. Previously, she had been provost and vice president for academic affairs at Illinois State University since 2008.

A Nebraska native who attended elementary school in a one-room schoolhouse, Everts graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in English instruction and secondary education. After teaching middle school and high school English in Kansas and Nebraska, she returned to UNL, where she earned a master’s degree in literacy education and English (1991) and a doctorate in administration, curriculum and instruction (1994).

A Rigorous Student Experience

At Appalachian, student learning and student success come from a challenging academic curriculum, active classroom environments and close collaboration between faculty members and students on scholarly activities. A strong emphasis on undergraduate research, international experiences, interdisciplinary connections and measurable learning outcomes that assess student progress are at the core of Appalachian’s academic activities.

Chancellor's messages

  • Monday, July 28, 2014

    Chancellor Sheri N. Everts addresses participants in the third annual Appalachian Energy Summit at Appalachian State University.

  • Tuesday, July 1, 2014

    As Appalachian Athletics begins its first day in the Sun Belt Conference, I join you in supporting our student-athletes. That is exactly what they are – students first – who also show the amazing dedication and work ethic to participate in their sport at the college level. I thank them for the commitment to education and their dedication to their sport.

  • Tuesday, July 1, 2014

    On her first day in office, Chancellor Sheri N. Everts shared this message with students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and leadership boards at Appalachian State University.

FYI Podcast: Appalachian's Chancellor Sheri N. Everts

A conversation with Appalachian's Chancellor Sheri N. Everts about how to pronounce her name, what exactly a chancellor does, her least favorite food, and more.