Lillian Nave is the UDL Coordinator and a Senior Lecturer at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, where she teaches interdisciplinary First Year Seminar courses. She is the host of the ThinkUDL podcast and a speaker, workshop facilitator, and UDL advocate who trains faculty and institutions on UDL implementation strategies.
CollegeSTAR College STAR (Supporting Transition Access and Retention) is a grant-funded project that enables participants to partner in the development of initiatives focused on helping postsecondary campuses become more welcoming of students with learning and attention differences. Much of this work is made possible by generous funding from the Oak Foundation.
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. appstate.edu