Shelia S. Price, associate dean for admissions, recruitment and access and diagnostic sciences professor at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry has been awarded West Virginia University’s 2018 Neil S. Bucklew Social Justice Award.
Emma Harrison, a West Virginia University student who found her purpose through a college internship, has been awarded the Truman Scholarship, the country’s top award for students who aspire to careers in public service.
Six West Virginia University faculty members have been selected for the 2018 Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching, which honors exceptional professors who go above and beyond to inspire their students. g
As West Virginia seeks to re-imagine its future both economically and culturally, new skills beyond technical training will be necessary to generate innovative paths forward. Ryan Claycomb, a professor in the West Virginia University Department of English and interim director of the WVU Humanities Center, is working to create pathways for more flexible doctoral degrees in the humanities, particularly English and history.
Bob Roberts, chief of the West Virginia University Police, has been named national chief of the year by the National Association of Campus Safety Administrators. Roberts “is a proven leader with the ability to use logic and reason to solve today’s problems facing police in higher educational settings,” the association said in announcing the award in the “sworn officer” category.
Kenneth Means, professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Heebink Award for Distinguished Service to West Virginia.
Continuing its work implementing changes allowed by the “freedom agenda” adopted by the 2017 Legislature, the West Virginia University Board of Governors issued a notice of proposed rulemaking Tuesday (March 6) for an amended set of academic rules and one additional faculty rule.
Lesley Cottrell, director of the Center for Excellence in Disabilities in the Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University, has been named the recipient of the 2017-2018 James and Karen Caveney Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award.