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WVU Marching Band to perform in 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Representing West Virginia University and the entire Mountain State, “The Pride of West Virginia,” the Mountaineer Marching Band, will participate in the 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, marking the second appearance for the band in the historic parade.

An Open Letter from WVU to the People of West Virginia

Several current and past leaders of the West Virginia University Board of Governors released a letter Tuesday (Sept. 12) with President Gordon Gee addressing ongoing Academic Transformation work.

WVU, Marshall launch program to keep young professionals in the Mountain State

First Ascent, a new program designed to cultivate and retain local talent within West Virginia, is now accepting applications from recent West Virginia University and Marshall University graduates, helping the Mountain State’s best and brightest young professionals stay close to home.

Workman honors late children with gifts to WVU College of Law

West Virginia University College of Law students committed to criminal justice, public service and child advocacy will benefit from three gifts — totaling $250,000 — made by pioneering alumna Margaret Workman in memory of her late children.

Seven WVU students earn Fulbright Scholarships

The seven West Virginia University students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad over the next year, part of the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program.

Alumni couple’s planned gift pays tribute to WVU family impact

The planned gift from Gregory and Amber Nailler, of Mars, Pennsylvania, will provide support for the West Virginia University football program, the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, WVU Medicine Children’s and the Country Roads program led by the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities.

WVU Board of Governors extends Gee’s contract to 2025

The West Virginia University Board of Governors voted unanimously Monday (July 31) to extend President Gordon Gee’s contract one year through June 30, 2025. The decision came after Board members reviewed Gee’s performance — as mandated by state code — in areas such as student success, research, health and welfare, and the University's role in the state’s economic development.

WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes new members

A West Virginia University alumnus and a current student are joining the WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors. Michael Bell of Denver will serve a six-year term and student member Brogan Dozier from Charles Town will serve a one-year term, following their selection during the Alumni Association’s recent annual business meeting.

Two elected to WVU Foundation Board of Directors

Two West Virginia University alumni with successful careers in information technology and health care were elected to the WVU Foundation Board of Directors at its annual meeting.