Anticipating a slightly smaller enrollment and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia University Board of Governors on Friday approved a budget for the coming fiscal year more than $23 million less than the previous year.
Rob Alsop, vice president for Strategic Initiatives at West Virginia University, detailed fall campus safety plans for Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser in a letter to the WVU community Tuesday (June 16).
West Virginia University and its divisional campuses in Keyser and Beckley will extend alternative delivery of classes through the rest of the semester in response to the continued threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Additionally, all employees – except for those needed to keep online operations running and a select few others – must work from home, and residence halls will remain shuttered.
After a week of consultation with experts and discussions with the West Virginia Department of Highways, West Virginia University will resume Personal Rapid Transit service to all stations beginning Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 a.m.
Campus leaders at West Virginia University remind students, faculty and staff that as temperatures fall and the possibility of inclement weather increases, they are to exercise caution and use personal judgment before venturing out.
A variety of musical performances, a record number of old-time craft demonstrations, new student contests and an ample supply of traditional Appalachian cuisine will be featured as part of West Virginia University’s 72nd Mountaineer Week Nov. 1-9.
Affected chemical materials were removed from the Engineering Research Building Tuesday (Oct. 22) and normal operations resumed Thursday (Oct. 23) in the building. Students, faculty and staff in the ERB were sent home for the day (Tuesday, Oct. 22) as a precaution after a chemical accident inside one of the laboratories.
FallFest, West Virginia University’s 25th annual welcome-back-to-campus concert will be held Tuesday, Aug. 20, on the Evansdale Rec Fields adjacent to the Student Rec Center. This year’s performers are Louis the Child, Gucci Mane and Jon Bellion.
An array of Welcome Week activities designed to foster lifelong passion and purpose await an estimated 5,600 new students from around the world making their way to Morgantown this week to embark on a new journey at West Virginia University.