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Company Overview of West Virginia University

Company Overview

West Virginia University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and research programs in the fields of business, social sciences, science, law, and medicine. The schools of the university include College Of Business And Economics, College Of Creative Arts, College Of Engineering And Mineral Resources, College Of Law, and School Of Medicine. West Virginia University was founded in 1867 and is based in Morgantown, West Virginia. The university has endowment assets of $354.6 million.

103 Stewart Hl

Morgantown, WV 26506

United States

Founded in 1867





Key Executives for West Virginia University

Age: 49
Vice President of Administration and Finance
Foundation President
Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Interim Provost
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

West Virginia University Key Developments

West Virginia University Names Columbus E. Gordon Gee as President

Columbus E. Gordon Gee, the former president of Ohio State University, is stepping down from JobsOhio's board of directors. He is leaving to take up his new post as president of West Virginia University. Gee, 70, who served as interim president at WVU since January 1, was hired as its permanent leader in March by the university's Board of Governors.

West Virginia University Eliminates Positions Amid Cuts

West Virginia University announced that it has eliminated more than 100 positions as it addresses budget cuts. The dominion post reports that 68 vacant positions have been eliminated. Forty-three positions were eliminated when workers either retired or resigned. Another 13.5 positions were part of a reduction in the workforce. Several departments have been combined, restructured or eliminated. The university has seen about $20 million in budget cuts in the past couple of fiscal years.

West Virginia University to Name E. Gordon Gee as President

West Virginia University announced that former Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee will likely become the new president of the University. Gee was named the interim president on December 6, 2013 and planned to stay about six months until a new president was appointed.

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