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WVU to launch robotics engineering major

Students interested in the rapidly evolving world of robotics will now be able to enroll in a new robotics engineering major at West Virginia University following approval by the Board of Governors during a meeting Friday (Dec. 15).

New majors, medical breakthrough signal success for WVU

More than ever, the University is keenly focused on the modern land-grant priorities outlined in President Gordon Gee's recent State of the University address such as advancing the WVU R1 mission to deliver solutions to real-world problems and growing the academic medical center to improve people’s health.

WVU Foundation honors dedicated University supporters

The West Virginia University Foundation is honoring dedicated WVU supporters with 2023 Outstanding Philanthropy Awards in recognition of their exceptional generosity, leadership, and commitment to the University and its land-grant mission.

WVU to reorganize Strategic Initiatives as Alsop steps down from VP role

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee announced Tuesday (Oct. 31) he will reorganize the Strategic Initiatives unit as Rob Alsop plans to leave his role as vice president and temporarily transition to the role of special advisor to the president, effective Nov. 18 through Jan. 31, 2024.

Gee outlines vision for WVU as the modern land-grant university

During his State of the University remarks at the Erickson Alumni Center on Monday (Oct. 23), West Virginia University President Gordon Gee said difficult but necessary decisions have put WVU in a position to invest and innovate, thus setting the University on a course to become the modern land-grant university of the future.

WVU announces recommendations for Academic Support Units

West Virginia University announced recommendations Wednesday (Sept. 20) aimed at creating a more focused and cost-efficient suite of academic support services to assist colleges and schools while better serving students’ needs. Separate from the recent Academic Program Portfolio Review, an evaluation of the 20 ASUs in the Provost’s Office began in May.

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.