• 6b6f195f-34b9-4769-b762-73d14eb9197b

    BOG Backs WVU Values

    As it celebrates its 150th anniversary, West Virginia University has outlined a mission of leading transformation, through partnership and based on the values of service, curiosity, respect, accountability and appreciation.

    The Board of Governors endorsed a mission, vision and values statement at its April meeting, culminating a year-long process kicked off by President Gordon Gee's State of the University speech on March 1, 2016.


  • Celebrating 150 Years

    Celebrating 150 Years

    President Gee joins WVU students Xue Bai and Chenyi Li in the photo booth at WVU's 150th anniversary celebration on February 7, 2017 in the Mountainlair.

    One hundred and fifty years — and what a ride it's been. From humble beginnings as an agricultural college in 1867, West Virginia University has become a premier research institution with a focus on world-changing innovations that are making a lasting impact in the fields that matter most.


  • Researchers join national natural gas utilization program

    Researchers join national natural gas utilization program

    The University has joined the newest branch of the United States Department of Energy's National Network of Manufacturing Institutes. This serves a real-world need for many production locations in the Marcellus Shale, especially those in West Virginia, where some shale gas resources are stranded without pipeline infrastructure, which affects access and price.