West Virginia University will close Wednesday, Dec. 5 following a Presidential Proclamation and separate Executive Order issued by Gov. Jim Justice for a state holiday and day of mourning in honor of President George H. W. Bush.
Randy Hudak, senior associate vice president for Facilities and Services at West Virginia University, is set to retire from the University. As part of the larger transition, Jamie Kosik, director of facilities Health Sciences Center, will serve as interim associate vice president effective Dec. 15. Hudak will serve as an advisor and aid throughout the transition.
West Virginia University today (Nov. 15) placed a number of students on interim suspension, and additional students may face disciplinary action, related to events that occurred at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house Nov. 10, 2018. The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter has also been placed on interim suspension.
West Virginia University Police is investigating an incident at Milan Puskar Stadium during tonight’s (Oct. 25) game against Baylor.
Witnesses told officers 49-year-old Robert McIntyre, Jr. from Mineral Wells, scaled and then intentionally jumped over the wall of the South Concourse area following a series of verbal altercations with those seated nearby. He fell onto the concrete concourse below. Contemporary Services Corporation Event Staff, University Police, State Police and emergency crews responded immediately and he was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital for treatment.
University Police is continuing its investigation.
A West Virginia University employee discovered a body at approximately 6:30 this morning (Aug. 20) on a small section of University property near the intersection of Beechurst Ave. and University Ave. He has been identified as 59-year-old Larry Allen Keller of Morgantown. He was not affiliated with the University in any way.
The journey toward life-long passion and purpose begins this week as West Virginia University welcomes 6,650 new students to its campuses in Morgantown, Beckley and Keyser for the 2018-19 academic year.
When Bob Roberts first walked on to the West Virginia University campus, he was a 23-year-old non-commissioned officer with the U.S. Air Force, working with ROTC. Now, more than 37 years, later, he’s preparing to retire after 33 years – the last 28-plus as chief of what is now the University Police Department.