West Virginia University continues to move forward with initiatives designed to transform academics and operations across its campuses in Morgantown, Beckley, Keyser, Martinsburg and Charleston. A new website, transformation.wvu.edu, launched this week and will serve as a hub for resources, information, feedback and new ideas related to the University’s transformation efforts.
Video of Campus Conversation available
A Campus Conversation was held Wednesday (May 24) via Zoom to provide an update on the University’s overarching transformation initiatives, including those to address academics and the structural budget deficit.
Share your feedback about WVU’ academic service units
Faculty and staff on the Morgantown campus are invited to participate in a survey to share their experiences engaging with academic support units. The Provost’s Office will use this feedback to better understand the impact of the work done by these units and to identify opportunities for improvements and efficiencies.
WVU families invited to join free summer intramurals
Campus Rec invites faculty, staff, spouses/partners and students to join its summer intramural program. Participants can commit to as little as one week of sports or join for the entire summer, regardless of membership.
Employee Benefits Open Enrollment ends next week
Open Enrollment is the only opportunity WVU benefits-eligible faculty and staff have to make changes to their elected insurance benefits for the 2024 plan year without a qualifying life event. All changes will be effective July 1, 2023.
Evansdale Crossing bus lane closure extended through June
The temporary closure of the Evansdale Crossing bus lane has been extended through Sunday, June 11, as crews continue to work on road construction and pavement.
WVU Extension Fire Service offers Junior Firefighter Camp
While the nation faces a shortage of firefighters, the camp will help prepare the next generation of firefighters and emergency operations personnel, ages 14-17, with real-life scenarios and experience June 17-22 at WVU Jackson’s Mill.
WVU Davis College Store hosts Memorial Day weekend sale
The WVU Davis College Store will hold a flash Memorial Day weekend sale beginning today (May 25).
TIAA offers on-campus individual financial consulting
WVU and WVU Research Corporation benefits-eligible employees are invited to schedule an in-person consultation to discuss their personal financial situation. Sessions will be held at One Waterfront Place and the Health Sciences Center.
WVU to host virtual conference for non-tenure track faculty
Nathalie Singh-Corcoran and Lisa Di Bartolomeo are set to host “Hills and Hollers: The Challenges and Kinship of Academic Life off the Tenure Track” June 29-30. This virtual conference aims to facilitate connections among non-tenure track faculty, promote best practices, identify areas of concern and provide guidelines for improving work cultures.
Join today’s Campus Conversation
Staff, faculty and students are invited to attend a Campus Conversation today (May 24) designed to provide an update on the University’s overarching transformation initiatives, including those to address academics and the structural budget deficit.