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2021 News Links

West Virginia University celebrates winter 2021 graduates — WBOY-TV, December 18

West Virginia University graduation ceremony held at Coliseum for first time since 2019; Hershel 'Woody' Williams receives honorary degree from Gordon Gee — WV News, December 18

Gee praises graduates for overcoming challenges of the last two years — December 18

Members of WVU’s Faculty Senate scheduled to weigh in December 6 on the leadership of President Gordon Gee and Provost Maryanne Reed —  View media coverage of faculty vote.

Gee: My commitment to WVU is unwavering and unequivocal — November 8.   View articles about President Gee's role as an advisor for the newly-launched University of Austin.

Exploring New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia, the US' newest national park  (includes President Gee and the WVU marching band) — Good Morning America, October 22 

A purpose driven leader — WV News, October 20

Gordon Gee delivers WVU State of the University address — WBOY-TV, October 19

WVU To Create 'Purpose Institute' — The Intelligencer, October 19

Gee discusses challenges, charts future in annual address — MetroNews, October 19 

WVU President Gee announces Purpose Institute — The Daily Athenaeum, October 18 

Gee: WVU to establish first-of-its-kind Purpose Institute, charting new path for innovation and leadership in higher education — October 18

WVU earns sixth Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award — September 21

WVU Board of Governors applauds administration’s handling of COVID-19 pandemic on campus — September 17

West Virginia University has been economic driver of North Central region for more than a century — WV News, September 15

WVU marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 with wreath laying — The Daily Athenaeum, September 15

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee reflects on Sept. 11, 2001 anniversary — WV News, September 10

In rare assembly, WVU faculty vote overwhelmingly in favor of COVID-19 vaccine mandate  — The Daily Athenaeum, September 18

Ascend West Virginia announces inaugural class of remote workers — September 2

A Discussion with Gordon Gee — New Books Network, August 31

Gee mandates common sense, not vaccines — The Daily Athenaeum, August 26 

West Virginia entices remote workers to a piece of 'almost heaven' — PRWeek, August 12

Gee confident WVU will ‘occupy one of those chairs’ in conference realignment shuffle  — MetroNews, August 12

Gee not concerned about conference affiliation — Herald-Star, August 11

Viatris working to potentially give Morgantown plant to West Virginia University — WV News, August 11

WVU President says school will start as planned, as COVID strategies are remaining flexible — WTRF-TV, August 10

WVU President E. Gordon Gee has strong connections with ACC leaders — MetroNews, August 9

WVU's realignment ace negotiator may be Dr. Gordon Gee — Times West Virginian, August 7

New air ambulance added in the region — WAJR, August 4

WVU President Gee joins Lewis County school officials for community meeting — WBOY-TV, July 22

WVU President Dr. Gordon Gee meets with Lewis County education stakeholders — WV News, July 22    

WVU President, students visit Welch on Country Roads Scholars Tour — WVNS-TV, July 21

Lewisburg Takes Another Step Closer To Welcoming Remote Workers — The West Virginia Daily News, July 19

Updates about Ascend W.Va. program offered in Lewisburg — Yahoo News, July 18

Gee says meeting with Putnam County commissioners productive — WCHS-TV, July 16

WVU under President Gee remains beacon for state to follow — WV News, July 14

West Virginia University's Dr. Gee: Lessons learned from the pandemic and moving to the 'next normal' — WV News, July 11

Energy Express earns high praise for work with children — The Exponent Telegram, July 10

WVU President E. Gordon Gee visits West Milford Elementary — WBOY-TV, July 9

WVU president honored for decades of leadership — Elite Leadership Academy

Gee: 'Timing' is the biggest issue for a better playoff system — 247 Sports, June 23

Mandel: For college football and college athletics, the summer of 2021 is ‘a new world order’ — The Athletic, June 23

College Football Playoff presidents OK expansion evaluation — The Associated Press, June 22

'Summer review phase' to test prospects, timing of 12-team College Football Playoff — ESPN, June 22

West Virginia University President Gee sees potential to recruit new residents to Mountain State — WDVM-TV, June 16

WVU president gives update on university during trip to Eastern Panhandle — The (Martinsburg) Journal, June 16 

President Gee giddy about recruiting and taking part in the pitch — 247 Sports, June 16

WVU to fully reopen campuses for fall 2021 semester — June 15

Towers Talk podcast season finale features President Gee — WVU Student Media, June 15

WVU President Gordon Gee sounds off on proposed football playoff format — MetroNews, June 14

WVU Eastern Medical System reaching out to promote community health and nutrition — WDVM-TV, June 14

WVU president makes trip to panhandle to connect with communities, residents — The (Martinsburg) Journal, June 13

WVU, AI company DataRobot announce partnership — WV News, June 11 

DataRobot, West Virginia University Bring AI to Government — Government Technology, June 10

Gordon Gee, DataRobot announcement — WV News, June 9         

DataRobot to partner with WVU, open office on Morgantown campus — June 9

Reflecting on 154-year past for motivation, West Virginia University recommits to land-grant university mission — NCWV Life Magazine, May 30

WVU President Gee visits The Dominion Post to talk about Ascend WV, revitalizing West Virginia — The Dominion Post, April 25

Gee addresses mental health challenges facing campus communities as WVU’s Board of Governors resumes in-person meetings — April 23

West Virginia University sees a new 'normal' — The Dominion Post, April 8

Gordon Gee, West Virginia University officials discuss topics of concern in 'Spring State of the University' address; forced vaccinations, campus-carry bills, transgender athletes were brought up — WVNews, March 30

WVU President Gee calls for transformation at virtual Spring State of the University event  — The Dominion Post, March 30

Opinion: Colleges must offer multiple roads to recognition for faculty — Inside Higher Ed, March 29

West Virginia University serves as educational, economic leader for Mountain State  — WV News, March 27

West Virginia bill to allow campus concealed carry causes debate over student safety  — The College Fix, March 13

Gordon Gee: Lawmakers should reject campus carry bills — The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, March 13

Statehouse Beat: For the Legislature, the worst may be yet to come — The (Charleston) Gazette-Mail, March 13

WVU President: School Against Bill That Would Allow Concealed Carry Guns On College Campuses — KDKA-TV, March 12

University President Opposes West Virginia Campus Carry Bill — Bearing Arms, March 12

WVU President Gee pens letter opposing campus carry bill — WBOY-TV, March 11

WVU president opposes potential campus carry bills moving through WV legislature — WDTV-TV, March 11

WVU expresses concern as campus carry bill appears up for revival — The Dominion Post, March 11

President Gee letter to state Senate: Reject carry concealed on campus — The (Beckley) Register-Herald, March 11

WVU President Gee urges West Virginia lawmakers to defeat campus carry firearms legislation  — WVNews, March 11

Lessons from the pandemic: What WVU has learned, accomplished and shared in the year of COVID-19 — March 10

Gee: WVU will remain watchful for future iterations of campus carry — MetroNews, March 6

WVU adjusts amid pandemic-related impacts, plans for the future — March 5

WVU Day of Giving sets new records for dollars raised, gifts received — March 4

Gee defends income tax cut amid backlash — The Daily Athenaeum, February 11

WVU’s Board of Governors receives updates on COVID-19 response, transformation efforts  — February 10

Gee's Tax Take in the Spotlight — Inside Higher Ed, February 10

West Virginia emerges as a leader in the inoculation fight against COVID-19 — PBS News Hour, February 9

WVU president tells students 'Democracy prevails' in wake of Wednesday insurrection — Times West Virginian, January 9

West Virginia University President Gee: 'Democracy is sacred, strong and will always prevail — even in darkest of times' — WVNews, January 8