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WVU creates new leadership post, appoints longtime administrator

West Virginia University has named longtime student life administrator Corey Farris as the new associate vice president of Student Life.

Farris will remain dean of students, a post he’s held since 2010. The new associate vice president...

WVU creates new leadership post, appoints longtime administrator

West Virginia University has named longtime student life administrator Corey Farris as the new associate vice president of Student Life.

Farris will remain dean of students, a post he’s held since 2010. The new associate vice president...

W.Va. Wesleyan hosts Governor’s School for the Arts

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 100 high school juniors are participating in the Governor’s School for the Arts at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

The school began on Sunday and runs through July 25. It includes master classes,...

7 seats on WVU’s board await appointments by governor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Seven of the 12 governor-appointed seats on West Virginia University’s board are awaiting action by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

The Board of Governors also has five seats elected or appointed by their...

Marshall president’s home undergoing $500,000 renovation

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is renovating its president’s home during the search for a new leader.

Marshall spokeswoman Ginny Painter tells The Herald-Dispatch that the $500,000...

Raleigh school official calls for more calendar flexibility

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A Raleigh County school official says counties need more flexibility to meet the state’s instructional time requirement.

Board of Education President Rick Snuffer says the current system isn’t equitable....

Marshall’s South Charleston campus closed because of water main break

Marshall University’s South Charleston campus has been closed for the remainder of Wednesday.

A water main break was in the 200 block of Staunton Avenue, said Laura Jordan, a spokeswoman for West Virginia American Water, which owns the...

Foundation completes purchase of facility in Tucker County

DAVIS, W.Va. (AP) — The National Youth Science Foundation has acquired a research and education center in Tucker County.

The foundation received federal approval in March to purchase the facility from the Canaan Valley Institute. ...

W.Va. first lady retires as community college president

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin has retired as president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

Tomblin’s retirement was effective Tuesday. She had served at the college for 33 ...

Bicycle camp for those with disabilities will return to Marshall

Marshall University’s School of Kinesiology will host its “Lose the Training Wheels Camp” July 20-24 at Huntington High School.

The program, in its fifth year, is offered in cooperation with the nonprofit charity iCanShine. ...

University of Charleston opening Beckley location

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The University of Charleston is ready to open its new location in Beckley.

The university signed a lease for space in the Harper Business Park in April. An open house is set for Tuesday.

University officials...

Salem University works to eliminate debt for students

Salem University launches program to make school affordable for all

Marshall University adds 3 new engineering-based degrees

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University has three new degree programs that will go along with the university’s new engineering facility, set to open this fall.

The Herald-Dispatch reports...

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