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Provost’s Office announces plans to merge two WVU colleges

As part of West Virginia University’s ongoing commitment to adapt and innovate amid a changing higher education landscape, the Office of the Provost announced Wednesday, May 19, the University’s plan to merge the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and the College of Education and Human Services to create a new college focused on human and youth development.

With mental health concerns on the rise, WVU to offer new major in mental health and addiction studies

To meet West Virginia’s growing demand for mental health and addiction professionals, West Virginia University will launch a new undergraduate major in mental health and addiction studies for the 2021-2022 academic year. The program, housed in the College of Education and Human Services, is an expansion of the minor in addiction studies that began enrolling students in the fall of 2018.

Major gift boosts Reynolds Hall construction, student success and faculty support for WVU Chambers College

Reynolds Hall, the future home of West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will propel students to the forefront of business education thanks to a multimillion-dollar gift from alumni W. Marston “Marty” and Katharine Becker that will bolster building construction, ensure academic success for students and help attract and retain top-notch faculty.

WVU adjusts amid pandemic-related impacts, plans for the future

The West Virginia University Board of Governors approved several measures during a special meeting on Friday (March 5) as the University continues efforts to successfully navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and plan for the future.