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Speeches and Writings

President Gee’s prepared remarks and writings are listed below.

2017

Law School Admissions Counselors
May 31, 2017

Charleston Rotary
May 8, 2017

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
April 18, 2017

Spring State of the University Address
March 22, 2017

Celebrate WVU's legacy by imagining the state's future
Charleston Gazette-Mail
March 11, 2017

Budget challenges will not stop WVU from providing the best for its students
The Daily Athenaeum
February 17

A university president's advice for Betsy DeVos regarding higher education 
The Hill
February 7

2016

Gordon Gee: Dialogue and diversity strengthen the nation
Charleston Gazette-Mail 
November 22, 2016

The Role of the University in Promoting Community Resiliency
President to President series published by Sodexo
November 10, 2016

State of the University Address
October 10, 2016

West Virginia Economic Development Conference
September 19, 2016

Built on resiliency
Charleston Gazette-Mail

July 3, 2016

38th WVU Alumni Luncheon on Capitol Hill
June 14, 2016

Enrollment, quality of students continues to increase at WVU
The Dominion Post
May 22, 2016

NASA 2020 Knowledge Sharing Event
May 17, 2016

Potomac State College of West Virginia University Commencement
May 7, 2016

Summersville Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Tourism Luncheon
May 5, 2016

Friends of Scouting Dinner - Randolph, Barbour and Upshur Counties
April 20, 2016

The President and The Board
Southern University Conference
April 9, 2016

We must reinvent, transform higher education in West Virginia
The Exponent Telegram

March 27, 2016

Hospitality University
March 20, 2016

The President at the Party
American Council on Education
March 15, 2016

State of the University
March 1, 2016

West Virginia School Board Association Winter Conference
February 19, 2016

E. Gordon Gee: West Virginia University offers hope
Charleston Gazette-Mail
February 19, 2016

Lions of West Virginia Leadership Retreat
January 29, 2016

2015

December Graduation
December 18, 2015

State of the University Address
October 5, 2015

West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute Retreat
September 27, 2015

A letter from President E. Gordon Gee
The Daily Athenaeum
September 24, 2015

A Welcome from President Gee
August 14, 2015

Blog: West Virginia County Tour
June 24 - July 22, 2015

100th Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents
July 13, 2015

D.C. Alumni Luncheon
June 16, 2015

A Welcome from President Gee
The Daily Athenaeum
June 1, 2015

Teaming to Win
May 27, 2015

International Students Graduation Reception
May 14, 2015

Buckskin Council, Boy Scouts of America, Leadership Gifts Luncheon
May 13, 2015

From the WVU president’s desk: Dear Class of 2015
The Daily Athenaeum
May 11, 2015

Lavender Graduation Celebration

May 2, 2015

Newton Tree Dedication
April 22, 2015

Advice from 2 streetwise College Presidents
, co-authored by E. Gordon Gee and Ann Weaver Hart
The Chronicle of Higher Education
April 20, 2015

PRSA Counselors in Higher Education Conference
April 16, 2015

Southern University Conference Keynote
April 11, 2015

Policies and conversation, a column by WVU President Gordon Gee
Inside Higher Ed
April 2, 2015

Distinguished Citizen Award Ceremony

Mountaineer Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
March 9, 2015

President Gee encourages students to support new campaign
February 5, 2015

Groundhog Day Breakfast
February 2, 2015

Mid-Atlantic People of Color Conference

January 30, 2015

Pierpont Community and Technical College Pride Day

January 23, 2015

2014

It’s ok to dream: President Gee addresses graduates beginning next phase in life
December 5, 2014

Senator Rockefeller Tribute
November 8, 2014

John D. Rockefeller IV Senatorial Archives Announcement
November 8, 2014

Pearl S. Buck Collection Announcement
October 30, 2014

At 100 years old, WVU Extension still puts knowledge in practice
October 26, 2014

State of the University Address
October 6, 2014

Women of Color Luncheon
October 1, 2014

Mining Extension's 100th Anniversary

September 11, 2014

Presidential Perspective: Dr. E. Gordon Gee
September 2, 2014

Blog: 55 County Tour of West Virginia
April 30 - August 28, 2014

New Student Welcome
August 17, 2014

Phi Kappa Phi Biennial Convention Keynote

August 8, 2014

Annual D.C. Alumni Luncheon Keynote

July 10, 2014

Mountaineer Boys State
June 9, 2014

Woodburn Circle Society
June 6, 2014

Irvin Stewart Society

June 6, 2014

EDTalks: Connecting Education, Jobs and Our Future

May 20, 2014

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Commencement
May 17, 2014

WVU Tech Commencement
May 3, 2014

University-Industry Demonstration Partnership 18th General Meeting
April 23, 2014

Southern University Conference
April 12, 2014

Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

March 18, 2014

Southeastern University Research Association

March 18, 2014

Frank Hale Day at Oakwood University

February 6, 2014

WVU Academy of Distinguished Alumni
February 21, 2014