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President Gee's messages to the campus community are listed below.


January 16, 2024


March 1, 2023

January 25, 2023


Welcome to WVU's inaugural Week of Purpose
September 19, 2022

Welcome to a new semester
August 17, 2022

Make your mark
January 10, 2022


My commitment to WVU is unwavering and unequivocal
November 8, 2021

Today marks the start of a unique opportunity to reunite, renew our purpose at West Virginia University
August 18, 2021

WVU opposes potential campus carry legislation
March 11, 2021

Democracy is sacred, strong and will always prevail – even in the darkest of times
January 8, 2021


WVU temporarily shifts most undergraduate courses online amid increasing COVID-19 cases
September 7, 2020

Gatherings outside Morgantown bars put us all in jeopardy
September 2, 2020

The academic year begins with challenges and opportunities
August 26, 2020

WVU announces phased return to Morgantown campus
July 27, 2020

Gee says University must ‘move from words to action,’ shares plan to address racism, racial inequality in the WVU System
June 20, 2020

Gee stresses personal accountability will be key as WVU announces Return to Campus plan
June 3, 2020

Gee calls on higher ed to create necessary dialogues, asks WVU community to lean on Mountaineer values in wake of Floyd, ‘countless’ other Black deaths
June 3, 2020

WVU has ‘every hope and expectation’ of fall reopening
May 1, 2020

Gee: Mountaineer values continue to guide us in COVID-19 response
April 23, 2020

No in-person classes through summer, Gee announces in letter praising WVU community's COVID-19 response
April 8, 2020

WVU announces plans for commencement
March 25, 2020

Important message to donors from Presidents Gee and Roth
March 19, 2020

Taking the next steps together to slow COVID-19
March 18, 2020

President Gee announces plan to mitigate the community spread of COVID-19
March 10, 2020

WVU President Gee addresses recent campus tragedies
March 1, 2020


WVU launches "Would You?" awareness campaign in response to hazing tragedy
November 14, 2019

Take care of yourself and your fellow Mountaineers
August 23, 2019

Looking forward on campus safety
March 7, 2019

Statement regarding campus carry
March 1, 2019



You know it's the holidays at West Virginia University when ...
December 11, 2017

President Gee welcomes everyone back to West Virginia University
August 16, 2017

Partnership with Summit Bechtel Reserve supports educational success
July 21, 2017

Gee addresses status of University budget, action expected by July 1
June 22, 2017

Statement on the status of the state budget
June 16, 2017

President Gee reassures WVU community WV elected officials working to battle proposed federal cuts
June 1, 2017

Call now to support WVU
April 4, 2017

Gee Mail: 150 reasons to celebrate WVU's milestone birthday
February 7, 2017

WVU supports and assists all international faculty and students
January 29, 2017

Looking back, moving forward as ONE WVU
January 9, 2017


'Chaos on the Set!' A Little Mountaineer Holiday Production
December 12, 2016

We must defend free speech while making personal attacks unacceptable
December 2, 2016

We are ONE West Virginia University
November 10, 2016

President Gee on opportunities and challenges
September 12, 2016

Journey of Self-Discovery: WVU's 2016-2017 institutional message
September 2, 2016

The Mountaineer spirit renews today
August 17, 2016

Mountaineers shine after devastating floods
July 7, 2016

President Gee's message on state budget situation
June 9, 2016

Get involved in Campus Conversations
April 11, 2016

Invitation to WVU faculty, staff and students: Celebrating transformation
February 16, 2016

Letter to WVU faculty and staff: Elevated research classification reflects innovation and impact
February 4, 2016


Letter to WVU faculty and staff: Celebrating and welcoming all
December 21, 2015

Letter to WVU students: WVU embraces all, this and all seasons
December 16, 2015

National TV spot captures Mountaineers' 'Go First' spirit
September 23, 2015

Letter to the WVU Institute of Technology family: WVU Board votes to move WVU Tech to Beckley campus
September 2, 2015

Gee: Investing in Student Success
May 1, 2015

Spring Break Message to Students

March 18, 2015

Sharing our story: Mountaineers Go First.

February 2, 2015


Gee to Mountaineer Family: Culture Change Needed on College Campuses
November 21, 2014

President Gee to University Family: 'Time to take our University back'
October 20, 2014

President Gee recognizes legislation that created the Extension Service
May 8, 2014

Spring break message to WVU students
March 5, 2014

President Gee tells WVU family it is good to be 'home'

March 4, 2014

President Gee statement on ASA-proposed boycott
January 29, 2014

Fiscal update from President Gee
January 15, 2014