West Virginia University has released the 2017 December Commencement schedule. August and December graduates will celebrate their achievements at the WVU Coliseum on December 15, 2017 with two separate ceremonies.
The West Virginia University system began classes Wednesday with record numbers of first-time freshmen enrollment – 6,224 across its three campuses in Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser. The incoming class also features higher test scores and an increase in international students.
Rob Alsop will officially begin his new role as West Virginia University’s vice president for strategic initiatives effective Tuesday (Aug. 1). Consistent with the transition, Paula Congelio, associate vice president and chief financial officer for WVU Health Sciences, will expand her duties and serve as vice president and chief financial officer for the University also beginning Tuesday.
Narvel G. Weese Jr. on Tuesday (June 27) announced his retirement from West Virginia University effective Oct. 1, culminating a 37-year career in financial management at the university, the last dozen as vice president of administration and finance.
The West Virginia University Board of Governors was unable Friday (June 16) to complete a budget or set tuition rates for the coming fiscal and academic years given continuing legislative negotiations over a state budget.
Anjali Halabe, a long-time financial administrator at West Virginia University, has been named associate vice president for finance, effective July 1. Halabe, currently assistant vice president for finance, replaces Dan Durbin, who accepted an appointment at the University of Louisville.
West Virginia University took center stage in Beijing, China, over the weekend, as Vaike Haas, assistant professor of landscape architecture , was honored for her exemplary work by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, the premier international organization for landscape architecture educators.