Late alumnus leaves $250K to benefit WVU students

Writing, literature and poetry students at West Virginia University will benefit from a gift from late alumnus and West Virginia native Russell L. Isaacs. Isaacs, who died in April, left $252,000 in his estate to the WVU Foundation to provide scholarships to students in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

West Virginia University Board of Governors authorizes term sheet with KVC Health Systems

Today, the WVU Board of Governors authorized a term sheet for a lease-purchase agreement with KVC Health Systems for facilities on the Montgomery Campus. This agreement is an intent to lease, which details the obligations related to maintenance, payments and purchase. KVC intends to use the facilities to operate a specialized career college for youth aging out of foster care, a move that WVU President Gordon Gee called “a tremendous plus for the campus and community.”

WVU Board of Governors receives updates on finances, academics

While West Virginia University remains financially stable, it faces future challenges with continued reductions in state revenue, limited ability and desire to increase tuition and competition from other institutions, the Board of Governors was told Friday (Feb. 10).

WVU's Arnold Hall and Apartments to be closed

Arnold Hall and Apartments, one of West Virginia University's oldest residential complexes, will close at the end of the current academic year under an arrangement approved Friday (Jan. 27) by the Board of Governors.

Statler, Heywood named to WVU Board of Governors

Thomas A. Heywood, a Charleston attorney and civic leader, and Benjamin M. Statler, a retired energy executive and renowned philanthropist, have been named to the West Virginia University Board of Governors by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.