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2023 News Links


WVU to launch robotics engineering major — December 15

How WVU connects strengths to student purpose — Gallup, December 12

WVU announces Strategic Initiatives reorganization — November 27

New majors, medical breakthrough signal success for WVU — November 17

Avoiding the Demographic Cliff, Pt. II: Higher Ed Leaders prepare for future challenges — Pittsburgh Quarterly, November 6

November begins with University officials focused on the future — November 5

Gee outlines vision for WVU as the modern land-grant university — October 23.  See media coverage of State of the University address.

Media coverage of Transformation next steps — October 23

Positive Partnership: West Virginia Colleges Partner to Keep Recent Grads In-State  — Inside Higher Ed, October 3

WVU earns prestigious designation as an ‘Innovation and Economic Prosperity University’ — September 25

Board of Governors approves academic recommendations to strategically reposition WVU  — September 15

WVU, Marshall launch program to keep young professionals in the Mountain State — August 29

Gee reaffirms WVU Transformation work during Faculty Senate meeting — August 28

WVU cuts administrative leadership amid ongoing University-wide transformation, BOG chair says 'We must do this work' — August 22

WVU announces preliminary recommendations, Academic Transformation next steps — August 11

WVU to strengthen land-grant mission and engagement — August 9

Media coverage of WVU Board of Governors extending President Gee's contract to June 2025 

WVU Board of Governors extends Gee’s contract to 2025 — July 31

Media coverage of Board of Governors' consideration of proposed one-year contract extension for University President Gordon Gee

July 17 Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval — MetroNews, July 17

The right leader at the right place and the right time — WV News, July 15

Gee says 'nothing is exempt' as WVU considers academic changes — Charleston Gazette-Mail, July 11

WVU names ‘programs for formal review’ under academic transformation — WBOY-TV, July 10

About half of WVU’s academic programs are under review during budget crunch — MetroNews, July 10

West Virginia officials wrap up Seattle business tour — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, June 30

Choose West Virginia Tour hopes to get traction in Seattle — MetroNews, June 27

WVU Board approves 2024 budget, tuition rates — June 23

Statements from Bob Huggins, Gordon Gee and Wren Baker — June 17

Eye on Morgantown: Q&A with WVU President E. Gordon Gee — Pittsburgh Business Times, June 16

Reimagining cancer care in West Virginia: WVU Cancer Institute receives $50M state investment to fund expansion of research and treatments — June 15

WVU colleges to merge in ‘creative and innovative’ collaboration — June 14

Board of Governors approves measures to advance WVU transformation — May 17.  See media coverage of WVU transformation.

Perseverance, purpose underscore WVU Commencement Weekend — May 15

Statement from WVU President E. Gordon Gee and Director of Athletics Wren Baker — May 10.  See media coverage 

Slimming down to stay afloat — Inside Higher Education, May 3

Gee keynotes annual Kootaga District and Buckskin Council Leadership Dinner — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, May 3

WVU President speaks at 54th annual Scouts Dinner — WTAP-TV, May 3

WV Press Interview : WVU President Gee – Where have the students gone?  — WV Press Association, April 30

April 26 Talkline with Hoppy Kercheval— MetroNews, April 26. Segment starts at 54:00.

West Virginia higher education enrollment continues to decline — WV News, April 23

WVU adjusts budget projections, explains PEIA changes and accelerates academic transformation efforts — April 21

WVU expects budget deficit to grow with increase in employer insurance premiums — WCHS-TV, April 21

WVU works puzzle of budget crunch, higher insurance costs and squeezing out some pay raises — MetroNews, April 20

DePaul, West Virginia University Latest Institutions To Face Large Budget Deficits — Forbes, April 19

WV Press Interview: President Gee and administration looking at how to make WVU a smaller, more efficient institution — WV Press Association, April 16

WV  Press Interview:  WVU President Gee talks challenging finances and the university’s future    — WV Press Association, April 7

Annual report: West Virginia University plays outsized role in NCWV economy   — WV News, April 1

WVU looks to increase ‘market share’ of available students to lessen budget cuts   — MetroNews, April 1

WVU prepares to downsize as budget deficit looms — The DA, March 31

State Leaders Promote W.Va. On ‘ChooseWV’ Tours —West Virginia Public Broadcasting, March 28

New scholarship program provides last-dollar-in assistance to qualifying first-time WVU students — March 27

Gee announces new scholarship program, addresses budget challenge during State of the University address — March 27.  See media coverage of Gee's State of the University address .

Leaders to participate in more tours for state economic development — The Herald-Dispatch, March 1

Gee issues letter to university community after passage of campus carry — The DA, March 1

WVU outlines next steps as campus carry bill is signed into law — March 1

Gee highlights, service, students and changes in higher education during WVU Board of Governors meeting — February 17

President Gee sits down with U92 — The U92 Podcast Show, February 14

Gee speaks on campus carry, mental health and student enrollment — The DA, February 5

WVU holds annual day at legislature — February 1, The Dominion Post

PHOTOS | Campus leaders visit State Capitol for WVU Day — The DA, January 31

Working in service: WVU embedded in fabric of West Virginia communities — January 31

Gilmer named president of WVU Potomac State College — January 27

Importance of higher education: WVU President speaks at K-State forum — KMAN Radio, January 20

WVU, Marshall oppose campus carry in letter to state lawmakers — The DA, January 18

Marshall University, West Virginia University presidents against campus carry legislation  — WOWK-TV, January 18

WVU seeks support from state lawmakers amid budget setbacks, enrollment decline — The DA, January 11

Gee invited to Kansas State to speak on higher education —  The DA, January 9