Catapulting WVU into higher ed’s new normal of teaching and learning

As faculty and instructors begin to reimagine and restructure their course delivery in the wake of COVID-19, the West Virginia University Teaching and Learning Commons’ Fall Hybrid Teaching Institute stands ready to assist. Through course planning, contingency preparedness and one-on-one assistance, the TLC is sharing its most reliable tools and strategies for a successful Fall semester.

WVU to adopt test optional admissions due to impacts of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the ability of many college-bound high school students to take either the ACT or the SAT, West Virginia University has joined a long list of institutions relaxing test score requirements in its admission policies.

WVU opposes new ICE guidance, underscores commitment to international students

West Virginia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed and Amber Brugnoli, associate vice president and executive director of the Office of Global Affairs, addressed new guidance issued from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding international students on F-1 visas in a letter to the campus community today (July 10).

Private support aids WVU students struggling due to COVID-19

West Virginia University junior Charde De Lestre lost three part-time jobs and fell nearly three months behind on her rent after classes moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, she’s been able to continue her studies thanks to generous private donations that are providing emergency aid for students in need.

WVU provost discusses academic plans for fall return

West Virginia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed outlined plans for the academic calendar, and course adjustments to maintain the health and safety of the campus community in a letter Monday, June 8.

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.