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WVU launches online survey to aid presidential search

West Virginia University Board of Governors Vice-Chair and Presidential Search Committee Chair Dr. Patrice Harris sent a letter to members of the University community Wednesday (July 24), providing an update on the presidential search process.

WVU taps Kreider to serve as interim provost as Reed prepares to retire

After three decades of service to West Virginia University, Maryanne Reed has chosen to retire from her role as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the end of September. She will continue to offer her leadership and expertise through the end of the calendar year when she retires from the University. Current Vice Provost Paul Kreider will step into an interim provost role effective Oct. 1, 2024, while also continuing to lead WVU Potomac State College until a new permanent campus president is in place.

WVU BOG announces Presidential Search Committee, approves FY25 financial plan

The West Virginia University Board of Governors endorsed a slate of 21 nominated individuals on Friday (June 21) to serve on the committee to select the University’s next president. A new president will come to WVU at a time of improving financial stability. The University has closed a projected structural budget shortfall and increased its cash on hand over the last year.

WVU BOG approves Rule, advances University presidential search

The search for the next West Virginia University president moved forward Monday (May 6) as the WVU Board of Governors unanimously approved BOG Governance Rule 1.3 — Presidential Selection, Contracts and Evaluation, following a 30-day public comment period. The Rule, which will go into effect 15 business days from now, outlines the guiding principles for the selection, employment and evaluation of the University’s president.

Top WVU seniors named, eight honored with 2024 Order of Augusta

Eight members of the West Virginia University Class of 2024 who have made remarkable achievements across academic disciplines while using the power of purpose to serve others and foster innovation for a sustainable future are among the talented student leaders honored with the Order of Augusta, the most prestigious University student award.

WVU BOG takes initial steps in University presidential search process

The West Virginia University Board of Governors is beginning to establish the process that will be followed for the hiring of the next University president. During a special meeting Monday (March 18), the Board approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for BOG Governance Rule 1.3 — Presidential Selection, Contracts and Evaluation. The new Rule outlines the guiding principles for presidential selection, employment and evaluation.