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Ascend West Virginia expands into fourth community

Greater Elkins joins three other areas in West Virginia offering incentives to remote workers who want to make the Mountain State home, part of the Ascend WV program involving the WVU Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative.

Wren Baker to lead WVU Athletics

West Virginia University has named Wren Baker as its next vice president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Baker comes to Morgantown from the University of North Texas where he has been the vice president and athletics director since 2016.

Gee: ‘College is more than worth it’

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee delivered his annual State of the University Address to students, faculty and staff gathered virtually and in person at the College of Law Monday (Oct. 3).

Gee addresses WVU alumni, state congressional delegation in D.C.

Perseverance, innovation and life-changing research underpinned by unwavering dedication to service and a focused determination to change the trajectory of West Virginia for the better were the themes President Gordon Gee addressed Thursday evening (Sept. 29) during a special event in Washington which brought together members of the state’s congressional delegation, alumni and friends of the University.

WVU fraternity cleared of hazing allegation, sanctioned for other violations

A thorough investigation has cleared a West Virginia University fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi, of hazing allegations but revealed other violations resulting in separate sanctions. The fraternity has entered an agreed resolution with the University to end its interim suspension related to the hazing inquiry. However, the chapter will be placed on deferred suspension through February 2023 and lose some social privileges through June 2023.

WVU Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative celebrates new trail openings

Three miles make up the first phase of the West Run Woods Trail System which represents the beginning of a larger WVU trail initiative designed to improve health opportunities for community members, attract and retain talent, enhance quality of life and increase tourism. It's one of several cycling projects underway in Monongalia County.