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DeVries named WVU head men’s basketball coach

Darian DeVries, who led Drake to six consecutive 20-win seasons and has a career .732 winning percentage as a head coach, has been named the 23rd head men's basketball coach at West Virginia University, Vice President and Director of Athletics Wren Baker announced Sunday (March 24).

WVU Day of Giving sets new records for dollars raised, gifts received

Supporters of West Virginia University donated a record $30.4 million Wednesday (March 20) during the University’s seventh Day of Giving. More than 8,500 gifts were made during the 24-hour online fundraising event held across the University system, also a new record. The $30.4 million figure tops 2023’s WVU Day of Giving record of $18.1 million raised from more than 8,200 gifts.

WVU BOG takes initial steps in University presidential search process

The West Virginia University Board of Governors is beginning to establish the process that will be followed for the hiring of the next University president. During a special meeting Monday (March 18), the Board approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for BOG Governance Rule 1.3 — Presidential Selection, Contracts and Evaluation. The new Rule outlines the guiding principles for presidential selection, employment and evaluation.

WVU Baseball facility renamed Kendrick Family Ballpark

The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with the WVU Foundation, has announced a generous gift from Ken Kendrick, Arizona Diamondbacks owner and WVU alumnus, to support the WVU Baseball program. The gift includes the renaming of Monongalia County Ballpark. The facility now will be known as Kendrick Family Ballpark at the Monongalia County Baseball Complex.