WVU football set for phased return

With the country and state starting to reopen from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has initiated a phased approach to bringing its football staff and student-athletes back to campus.

WVU announces associate director of bands

With more than a decade of experience as a secondary music educator, Cheldon Williams has been named the associate director of bands at West Virginia University.

Big 12 Board of Directors approves phase-in for student-athletes to return to campus

The Big 12 Conference Board of Directors today approved a phase in for student-athletes to return to campus to engage in voluntary activities related to sport participation. Beginning June 15 football student-athletes will be permitted to access campus athletic facilities and support personnel for voluntary conditioning and training exercises.

NCAA releases APR data

West Virginia University's varsity athletic teams have a combined Academic Progress Rate score of 985 according to data released by the NCAA. The 985 score matches last year's high score for the 16 years of the NCAA Academic Performance Program.

WVU celebrates May graduates during online commencement ceremony

From the mountains of West Virginia to cities and towns across the country and around the world, West Virginia University graduates and their families gathered around computers and other smart devices to attend Mountaineer Graduation Day on Saturday (May 16). The online experience, created due to social distancing restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, provided an opportunity for graduates to mark an important milestone and share familiar commencement traditions.

Three Mountaineer teams honored by NCAA

The men's basketball, rifle and golf teams received public recognition Tuesday (May 12) by the NCAA for their latest multi-year Academic Progress Rate scores. The three teams posted multi-year APRs in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport.

Lyons announces budgetary actions

To help mitigate the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons has announced athletic staff salary reductions for fiscal year 21.

WVU’s top seniors named, eight honored with 2020 Order of Augusta

Students who have exceeded classroom boundaries and demonstrated an unwavering commitment to solving complex global challenges and serving others—among them a distance learner with autism, a gymnast and an alternate Mountaineer Mascot—will receive West Virginia University’s highest student honor, the Order of Augusta.