Within hours of learning about flooding in southern West Virginia last year, the WVU community sprang into action, and is still working on recovery projects in the flood-damaged region as we approach the first anniversary of the devastating event.
As WVU prepares to send more than 4,500 graduating students onto their next journey, President Gordon Gee pens a letter to his younger self in this Gee Mail after pondering, “What if I was a member of the Class of 2017?”
As it celebrates its 150th anniversary, West Virginia University has outlined a mission of leading transformation, through partnership and based on the values of service, curiosity, respect, accountability and appreciation.
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.”
Sue Day-Perroots will retire from West Virginia University effective August 1, wrapping up a 34-year career at the university marked by bold vision and a commitment to innovations in teaching and learning.
As West Virginia University continues to evolve the brand in the marketplace, the word marks (logos) for WVU Tech and Potomac State College will undergo slight revisions. These revisions align all campuses within the WVU system quickly and easily while reducing confusion in the market.
West Virginia University is aggressively developing proposals with other institutions to lead or participate in the POWER - Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce Revitalization - initiative of the U.S. Economic Development Administration with the Appalachian Regional Commission.