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2018 News Links

WVU maintains R1 status, ranking alongside most prestigious research universities – December 19

Blue Ribbon Commission delays plan to dismantle higher education agency – The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, December 14

Blue Ribbon report delayed as Shepherd U. seeks exemption from oversight – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail , December 13

WV governor's college panel will continue working to finish proposal  – WVNews, December 13

UCF finally gets company amid push to expand College Football Playoff championship format    –   Orlando Sentinel, December 13

Closing in on start of regular legislative session, Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Ed. may be headed for all-nighter  – MetroNews, December 13

WVU opens Veteran and Military Family Support Headquarters  – The Dominion Post, December 7

Seven WVU presidents share their ideas at WVU Festival of Ideas  – The Dominion Post, December 6   

'Meet the Presidents' delves into challenges facing universities – WVNews, December 6

Former WVU presidents gather for a special 'Meet the Presidents' event – WBOY-TV, December 6

Laurie Lin: Who's afraid of Gordon Gee (Daily Mail Opinion) – December 6

What public universities must do to regain public support – The Conversation, December 4

‘Land-Grant Universities for the Future’: Authors discuss new book on evolution of a key American model of higher education – Inside Higher Education, November 28

WVU’s Gee tells higher education officials they need to embrace change – MetroNews, November 27   

Gee, former WVU governing board member push to eliminate HEPC  –  The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, November 16

No consensus from W.Va. college presidents on organizational proposal – MetroNews, November 16

Blue ribbon commission considers proposal to scrap HEPC – WV News, November 16

Gordon Gee: WVU challenging itself to transcend tradition (Daily Mail Opinion) – Daily Mail WV, November 14

What is the future of fraternities on college campuses? – Education Dive, November 13

Gee: Chambers donation about much more than a building or name – November 12

Former Cisco CEO and Chairman to help WVU support start-ups and entrepreneurship; business school renamed John Chambers College of Business and Economics – November 9

Media coverage of Oct. 26  Blue Ribbon Commission meeting

Bringing positivity back to Clay County – The Clay County Free Press, October 23  

WVU announces conditional pilot program for secondary IFC recruitment period – October 22 

Public universities must lead the way on free speech and scientific fact – Washington Examiner, October 8

Gee addresses frats, finances during State of the University – The Dominion Post, October 8

President Gordon Gee delivers annual State of the University Address at WVU – WBOY-TV, October 8

Gee: No more ‘wild west’ Greek life – WAJR, October 1

WVU bans 5 fraternities in ongoing debate – Education Dive, October 1

Is it money or due process? Frats, WVU at odds over banishment – The (Pittsburgh) Post-Gazette, September 28   

President Gee talks about banning disassociating fraternities on Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval (segment begins at 40:23) – MetroNews, September 28

Five fraternities banned from WVU's campus – WDTV-TV, September 28

'With a heavy heart,' WVU president bans five fraternities – The (Pittsburgh) Post-Gazette, September 28    

Gee: 5 disassociated fraternities no longer recognized by West Virginia University – WVNews, September 27

WVU puts 10-year ban on five fraternities forming independent council – The Dominion Post, September 27

WVU bans disassociated fraternities from campus for a decade – The Daily Athenaeum, September 27

WVU launches 10-year ban as 5 fraternities form new IFC – MetroNews, September 27

WVU bans 5 fraternities from campus – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, September 27

WVU Medicine announces first heart transplant program  – WBOY-TV, September 19

Governor joins WVU President Gordon Gee in heart transplant announcement – WAJR, September 19

E. Gordon Gee: Using surpluses to restore funding would help WV's regional universities –The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, September 16

Gee: Strong revenue numbers should lead to funding restoration to higher ed – MetroNews, September 10 

Blue ribbon commission mulls options for re-organizing higher education – WV News, September 9

President Gee on Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval – MetroNews, September 5 

WVU’s Gee: Assessing needs, structure focus of Blue Ribbon meeting – WAJR, August 28

Gordon Gee sounds off about WVU fraternity separation – Education Dive, August 22 

WVU issues statement after meeting with fraternity leaders – August 21 

'Deliberate and reckless’: West Virginia University president warns parents about fraternities that severed ties – The Washington Post, August 21 

West Virginia U warns students, parents about rogue fraternities – Inside Higher Ed, August 21

Tough New Standards Prompt Several WVU Fraternities To Threaten Disaffiliation – KDKA-TV, August 20 

Group WVU fraternities look to break away from university – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, August 20

As 'rogue' fraternities emerge, WVU's president sends urgent message to parents about ungoverned groups – The (Pittsburgh) Post-Gazette, August 20 

President Gee on Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval: WVU warns parents about dissident fraternities – MetroNews, August 20

WVU president addresses fraternity life after several dissociate from university – WDTV-TV, August 19 

Kappa Alpha and Sigma Chi dissociate with WVU – The Daily Athenaeum, August 19 

Barnwood Builders episode featuring WVU set to air Sunday – August 1 

WVU President talks Blue Ribbon Commission, 'flawed' HEPC funding model, consolidation – The (Beckley) Register-Herald, July 27 

Gee talks changing higher ed in W.Va. – The (Martinsburg) Journal, July 23

President Gee on Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval – MetroNews, July 19

Long is interim HEPC chancellor – Links to media coverage following Carolyn Long's selection as interim Higher Education Policy Commission chancellor on July 10.

Gordon Gee, Ohio State HR veep, say they never heard about doctor’s abuse – The Columbus Dispatch, July 10 

Chancellor search likely to halt because of higher education size-up – MetroNews, July 2

WVU, Marshall presidents on new panel to examine college funding in WV – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, July 2    

WVU President Gee visits 4-H Older Members Conference – The Weston News, June 27

How colleges must collaborate to lift up the communities just outside their door – The Conversation, June 25 

WVU President speaks to 4-Hers, junior firefighters – Weston Democrat, June 25 

Hundreds of comments submitted for college funding formula proposal – The State Journal, June 25

WVU takes action against fraternities following review –  The (Pittsburgh) Post-Gazette, June 20 

Gee visits 4-H camp at Jackson's Mill – WBOY-TV, June 19

WVU partners with Healthy Harrison – WDTV-TV

WVU president Dr. Gordon Gee visits Lewis, Harrison counties Tuesday – WV News, June 19

Collaboration is key to success of WV Forward – Times West Virginian/The (Beckley) Register-Herald, June 13

Gee addresses incoming WVU freshmen at New Student Orientation – The Dominion Post, June 12

Gee says West Virginia Forward initiative is picking up steam – The (Wheeling) Intelligencer, June 12

Not All University Presidents Are Risk-Averse And Boring – Forbes, June 7

Op-Ed: Let's not be pennywise and a pound foolish when it comes to higher ed – The (Beckley) Register-Herald, June 3

Big 12 exceeds projections with another record revenue distribution – CNHI Sports, June 1 

How college athletic departments plan to tackle sports gambling – CNHI Sports, May 31

WVU president Gordon Gee says Big 12 TV future might be Amazon, Google or Netflix – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, May 28 

Is expansion still possible for Big 12? Why new chairman thinks conference's current size is positive – The Dallas News, May 26 

WVU president Gordon Gee foresees realignment, but no problems for Mountaineers – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, May 26 

Changing View Of STEM Skills – The (Wheeling) Intelligencer/News Register, May 21  

Mylan, WVU partnership to promote STEM great news for Mountain State –  The Exponent Telegram, May 16

Mylan gives $5M to boost West Virginia's STEM education – Pittsburgh Business Times, May 14

WVU, Mylan join forces for STEM project – WSAZ-TV, May 14 

Reflecting on West Virginia University’s purpose as another academic year comes to an end – The State Journal, May 7 

This Silicon Valley congressman wants to sell his vision to Trump country. Here's why Democrats' future could hinge on it  – Los Angeles Times, May 6 

West Virginia President calls for lowering the drinking age  – Politico, May 1

Gordon Gee: 'The biggest issue facing higher ed is complacency' – Education Drive, April 30 

WVU president wins service award – WVNews, April 26

WVU President Gee visits Pinch Elementary School to serve as guest speaker – WCHS/WVAH-TV, April 24

Letter: Youth leaders honor Gordon Gee (Daily Mail) – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, April 19 

WVU President E. Gordon Gee Visits Wheeling – The (Wheeling) Intelligencer, April 18 

Gee: WVU responsible for retaining state's talent – The Herald-Dispatch, April 14 

WVU President Gee visits Preston High School students – Preston County News & Journal, April 13

Photo: WVU's Gee visits Nitro High to recruit prospective students – The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, April 12

Gordon Gee transforms WVU as he reflects on Ohio State – New Philadelphia Times Reporter, April 9

Flagships go national: At U-Michigan, nearly half of students now from out of state  – The Washington Post, March 29 

Future U Podcast, Episode 6, Gordon Gee – March 27

Gee says WVU is providing programs, skills for growth – The (Martinsburg) Journal, March 25

WVU President talks staying in state during Spring Mills visit – The (Martinsburg) Journal, March 24 

Greeting Gee – The (Martinsburg) Journal, March 23

West Virginia University President stops in the Eastern Panhandle – WDVM-TV, March 23 

Solutions: Solving problems requires new methods – The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, March 22

Can West Virginia Solve America's Healthcare Problems? – Fortune, March 20 

Why Shifting Mindsets Is the Key to Solving West Virginia’s Well-Being Crisis – Thrive Global, March 20 

When 5 is 4 and 3 is 2, it's time for a dose of Gee – The (Clarksburg) Exponent Telegram, March 4 

WVU President E. Gordon Gee sees bright future for university, state and West Virginians  – The (Clarksburg) Exponent Telegram, March 4 

Seeing Value In Education – The (Wheeling) Intelligencer, March 4 

WVU President Gordon Gee reads to children for National Read Across America Day  – WBOY-TV, March 2 

Gee delivers 2018 State of the University Address – The State Journal, February 27 

WVU’s Gee addresses the State of the University –  MetroNews, February 27 

This is my last job, says WVU’s Gee – The Dominion Post, February 25 

Trib editorial: Frat recruiting and students' safety – The (Pittsburgh) Tribune-Review, February 23

No easy fix: Gee responds to anonymous letter suggesting the elimination of Greek life on campus –The Daily Athenaeum, February 21 

New report weighs in on higher ed's role in labor market – Education Dive, February 20 

Gee: Proactive approach will save Greek Life at WVU – WAJR, February 15

Opinion: West Virginia Forward gaining traction in WV Legislature and across state  – West Virginia Press Association, February 10

Gee joins Forward50 – January 25

WV college presidents ponder effects of community college bill – MetroNews, January 23

The county-by-county fight for West Virginia's soul – Ozy, January 22

Institutional Innovation: How can higher ed leaders successfully innovate? – Education Drive, January 19

Economic security, prosperity must be top priority for state leaders – The (Clarksburg) Exponent Telegram, January 15

WVU provides update following Gee fall – January 9