The West Virginia University Board of Governors took steps Friday to ensure a strong, vibrant education for its students, and continued its search for revenue that can help mitigate needed increases in tuition and fees.
In the latest edition of Inside WVU today, Staff Council Chair Nancy Bremar talks with host April Kaull about how employees can become more involved. Learn more about Staff Council. The next monthly meeting will be held Wednesday (May 16) at the Evansdale Library, Room 234 beginning at 8:15 a.m.
West Virginia University will offer a cybersecurity studies graduate program in Fall 2018. Virginia Kleist, chair, professor and MS Business Data Analytics Program coordinator, talks with Inside WVU today host April Kaull about the new online master’s program and how its real-world applications.
Inside WVU today host April Kaull caught up with William Brustein, vice president for global strategy and international affairs, at the beginning of the year to talk about WVU’s recent ranking among the top 1.5 percent of universities in the world. Watch the video to see what Brustein said then about the achievement – and how it will help move the University forward.
The largest private fundraising campaign in West Virginia University history saw more than 90,000 donors contribute just over $1.2 billion to the University. In the latest edition of Inside WVU today, the Foundation’s Senior Vice President of BJ Davisson talks about the initiatives the gifts will support and what projects are on the horizon.
Trevor Kiess will officially begin his reign as the 2018-19 West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot today (April 6), when current Mountaineer Troy Clemons passes the rifle on to him in a formal ceremony. The ceremony, open to the public, will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Barnette Room of the Erickson Alumni Center.
Throughout 2017, senior leaders across West Virginia University awarded 150 commemorative coins to faculty and staff who exemplify one or more of the University’s values and further its mission through their work. In the latest edition of Inside WVU today, Vice President of Talent and Culture Cris DeBord talks about the program and unveils a new way to “pay it forward” in 2018.
WVU student Matthew Byrd has taken his childhood hobby of collecting bugs and his interest in wildlife and turned it into a business. Byrd talks with Inside WVU today host April Kaull about Byrd’s and Bee’s Honey, its success and how he hopes the venture will do much more than create a lot of buzz.
In this video, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop talks about the 5 percent pay increase for state employees passed by the legislature and signed into law by Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday (March 6). Alsop discusses what it means for West Virginia University faculty and staff, and how they can be part of the conversation leading up to its implementation during FY 2019. An FAQ is available on the Government Relations website.
In this video, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop talks about a recommended 3 percent pay increase for all state employees as part of the FY 2019 budget and how proposed measures might affect University faculty and staff and outlines ways that you can monitor the progress. He also describes how WVU’s government relations team is engaged with the Legislature on this issue.