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University of Charleston to drop daytime MBA program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The University of Charleston plans to drop its daytime master’s of business administration program in response to a changing market.

School of Business and Leadership dean Scott Bellamy tells

University of Charleston to drop daytime MBA program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The University of Charleston plans to drop its daytime master’s of business administration program in response to a changing market.

School of Business and Leadership dean Scott Bellamy tells ...

WVU delays Mountain State purchase decision

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University’s governing board is taking an additional week to decide whether to retain exclusive rights to purchase Mountain State University’s campus in Beckley.

Officials on Monday...

State launches new education database

The state Department of Education has launched an online database that aggregates school data such as designations, test scores and student proficiency rates.

Funded by a $4.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the database was ...

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...

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