MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University officials are expressing concern about possible spending cuts in the state budget.
The university's board of governors held its first meeting of the year on Friday.
WVU's vice president for administration and finance, Narvel Weese, told the board that the university is financially sound and its investments have performed well despite a difficult economy.
But Weese says the Morgantown school is still evaluating how it will absorb a $13.3 million cut in state expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
Weese says the cuts would impact WVU's delivery of quality services to students and residents. But he says officials remain optimistic that state leadership will work with the university to find creative solutions allow it to grow and succeed into the next decade.