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Gee: ‘College is more than worth it’

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee delivered his annual State of the University Address to students, faculty and staff gathered virtually and in person at the College of Law Monday (Oct. 3).

Gee addresses WVU alumni, state congressional delegation in D.C.

Perseverance, innovation and life-changing research underpinned by unwavering dedication to service and a focused determination to change the trajectory of West Virginia for the better were the themes President Gordon Gee addressed Thursday evening (Sept. 29) during a special event in Washington which brought together members of the state’s congressional delegation, alumni and friends of the University.

Gee offers welcome for start of inaugural WVU Week of Purpose

To mark the beginning of the first Week of Purpose at West Virginia University, a week designed to deliver inspiring speakers, showcase University resources, offer diverse perspectives and introduce student success tools, President Gordon Gee sent a letter to the University community.

WVU Foundation records second-best year with more than $213 million in contributions

For the fiscal year from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022, WVU Foundation data shows 20,206 donors – including 9,360 alumni – made 39,347 gifts totaling $213.8 million. This total is second only to $270.1 million donated in fiscal year 2021. The gifts will benefit education, health care and prosperity to make a positive impact across the Mountain State and beyond for years to come.