Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock

Dr. Kenneth E. Peacock became Appalachian State University's sixth chancellor in July 2004.

During his tenure, Appalachian has experienced significant growth in the overall quality of its academics and has launched new or enhanced initiatives in the areas of healthcare and the nexus of energy, the environment and economics. Its enrollment also has increased from 14,653 in Fall 2004 to 17,589 in Fall 2012.

The university has become a destination of choice among the brightest and best high school graduates, with average freshman SAT scores of 1141 and grade point averages of 3.94 in the 2011-12 academic year.

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Chancellor's Messages

08/23/2013 - 5:43pm
Dear Appalachian State University Faculty and Staff: As mentioned by President Ross in his August...
06/21/2013 - 1:05pm
Dear Members of the Appalachian Community: Another academic year begins in a few weeks, and...
04/18/2013 - 6:03pm
Dear Members of the Appalachian Community: After nine years as Appalachian State University’s...