West Virginia University Vice Provost Paul Kreider, a seasoned administrator and innovative academic leader, has been named interim campus president of WVU Potomac State College, effective March 16. The appointment follows Keyser Campus President Chris Gilmer’s resignation. Gilmer will serve as campus president through March 15.
Members of the Resilient Energy Technology and Infrastructure team — spearheaded by Erienne Olesh, executive director at the WVU Office of Student and Faculty Innovation, and Sheena Murphy, associate vice president for research development at the WVU Research Office — will identify pathways for workforce development that align with energy technologies and policy development that accelerates adoption of those technologies.
The West Virginia University Morgantown Campus will close Friday (Jan. 19) and all in-person classes are canceled due to inclement weather. Online classes are not affected and will continue. Employees who work remotely or on a hybrid schedule are not affected and should continue their normal schedule. On-site employees should communicate with their supervisors to determine if they are required to work on site during the closure.
In-person classes with a start time prior to 11 a.m. will be canceled on the West Virginia University Morgantown Campus Friday (Jan. 19) due to anticipated inclement weather and worsening road conditions. Online classes will not be affected. Students should report to classes with a start time of 11 a.m. or later.
To better serve students while fulfilling its land-grant mission, West Virginia University is bringing together complementary programs within two restructured and renamed units, the WVU College of Creative Arts and Media and the WVU Division for Land-Grant Engagement.
Safer sidewalks, roof repairs and updated infrastructure to improve heating and cooling are among more than 80 projects West Virginia University is tackling in Morgantown, Keyser and Beckley with nearly $47 million in state funding.
Resilient and fueled by passion and purpose, nearly 2,700 West Virginia University graduates are ready for the next chapters in their lives following two Commencement ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 16) at the Coliseum.