WVU Alumni Association president and CEO to step down at end of academic year

The West Virginia University Alumni Association announced Tuesday, Nov. 24, that Colonel Sean Frisbee, USAF (Ret.), president and CEO of the WVU Alumni Association and vice president for alumni relations, will leave office on June 30, 2021, after more than five years of service in order to shift focus towards economic development in West Virginia.

WVU students lead upgrades to Green Bank Telescope

A critical advancement for astrophysics research led by a team of West Virginia University physics and astronomy students will allow astronomers to be seven times faster in mapping a galaxy. The new radio camera at the Green Bank Telescope is the first of its kind in the U.S.

Former WVU president Gene Budig dies

Former West Virginia University president Gene Budig died Tuesday (Sept. 8) at 81. Budig was president of two other universities—Illinois State and Kansas—was a newspaper editor and author and the former president of baseball’s American League.