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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.

Service, semester preps, celebration intertwine for WVU’s Welcome Week

The return of FallFest highlights a packed Welcome Week at West Virginia University which begins Thursday, Aug. 11, and continues through the start of the fall semester Wednesday, Aug. 17. New events include a pool party for all students at the Student Rec Center Aug. 13 and a service project to benefit the West Virginia United Way Collaborative during Monday Night Lights for first-year students Aug. 15.

WVU Board of Governors approves 2023 budget, tuition rates

The West Virginia University Board of Governors on Friday approved an estimated $1.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year, including a tuition increase averaging a little more than 2.5% across the WVU system.

WVU Division of Student Life announces staff updates; Fuller, Mosby to retire

A new chapter will begin for West Virginia University’s Center for Black Culture and Research as longtime director Marjorie Fuller prepares to retire. Retirement is also ahead within the Division of Student Life for Kim Mosby, senior associate dean, who has worked for the University for more than 40 years.

WVU to close Monday, June 20, in observance of Juneteenth

West Virginia University, including WVU Tech, Potomac State College, Extension offices and WVU Research Corp., will close Monday, June 20, following a declaration issued by Gov. Jim Justice proclaiming a state holiday in recognition of Juneteenth.