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President Gee

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.

With investments in student success, WVU retention, graduation rates climb

A dual focus on purpose and student success programming is helping fuel improved retention and graduation rates at West Virginia University. This year, the University is seeing its second highest freshman retention in history — 81.4% — along with its highest four-year graduation rate on record, reflecting a jump of 14% during the past eight years.

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.

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.