On a foggy morning, Angela Wynn heads into the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina. Normally, she’d be starting a day of work as a housekeeper here. But today, she’s at the school for a different reason. She’s here to learn how to cut out wood blanks from Richard Carter, a longtime Brasstown Carver.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
At Monday’s WVU Faculty Senate meeting, Provost Maryanne Reed announced a significant number of faculty — 74 — have voluntarily retired or resigned from the university.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University faculty and students had a lot of questions for the university president about looming cuts to programs during Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Hundreds of faculty members met to vote on the resolution of no confidence in President Gordon Gee, as well as a resolution to freeze the academic transformation process that has led to proposals to cut dozens of degrees and hundreds of faculty positions from the Morgantown campus.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The University Assembly will meet Sept. 6 at noon to vote on resolutions of no confidence in West Virginia University President Gordon Gee’s leadership, as well as to halt the academic transformation process.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On Friday, West Virginia University announced the initial recommendations for cuts to academic programs to address an estimated $45 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2024. The recommended cuts - which include the complete dissolution of the World Languages Department - are part of a larger transformational process the university has been undergoing for several years. Before the proposed cuts were announced, reporter Chris Schulz sat down with Associate Professor and Chair of the WVU Faculty Senate Frankie Tack to discuss the academic restructuring process.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The WVU community learned Monday about the university president’s personal plans as well as a planned restructuring ahead of cuts to academic programs later this week.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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