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Vicki Riley to lead W.Va. Northern Community College

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Vicki Riley has been named as president of West Virginia Northern Community College.

Riley has served as the school’s vice president of academic affairs since January 2008.

Media outlets report that the...

Marshall mourns president Stephen Kopp
Marshall mourns president Stephen Kopp

A single dozen white roses graced the Marshall University Memorial Fountain Thursday, a silent expression mourning the loss of school President Stephen Kopp, who ...

Vicki Riley to lead W.Va. Northern Community College

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Vicki Riley has been named as president of West Virginia Northern Community College.

Riley has served as the school’s vice president of academic affairs since January 2008.

Media outlets report that the ...

Officials cite ‘strong showing’ on test scores

The Kanawha County Board of Education reviewed state assessment scores Thursday, which were higher than the state average but slightly lower than previous years.

The scores, released several months later than usual, show that only about half of...

No replacement for Marshall president named
No replacement for Marshall president named

The University’s Board of Governors met Thursday to discuss a timeline for hiring an interim, then permanent, successor

Marshall president Stephen Kopp dies
Marshall president Stephen Kopp dies

Marshall University President Stephen Kopp has died, Huntington Mayor Steve Williams and the university confirmed Wednesday night.

Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli said Kopp “was stricken at home and transported to Cabell Huntington ...

UC will break ground on new sports facility in May
UC will break ground on new sports facility in May

Construction to begin in May on long-awaited addition after school secures major donation

Friends wish Oliver Luck well in new NCAA role

West Virginia University athletic director Oliver Luck, who has accepted a high-profile position with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, is leaving the school a better place, several friends and colleagues said Wednesday.

Luck, who...

State legislators hear arguments for, against Common Core
State legislators hear arguments for, against Common Core

Senator seeks to halt evaluations, study

education standards

Putnam teachers want algebra, geometry courses back

WINFIELD — High school math teachers in Putnam County want the district to ask the state department of education to let them out of mandated math curriculum.

The county is in its third year offering “integrated math” in...

Startup secures funding for app
Startup secures funding for app

Real estate tycoon helps W.Va. company obtain $1.25 million to launch program

State school board appeals Marple lawsuit decision

The state school board will appeal a Kanawha Circuit Court decision not to dismiss former Superintendent Jorea Marple’s lawsuit against it and former board...

W.Va. Girl Scouts promoting STEM education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Girls Scouts council in West Virginia is implementing a program to promote science, technology, engineering and math fields.

The Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council says the program called “Imagine...

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