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Governance and Administration

Governor of West Virginia

  • Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

  • Jenny Allen, Shepherdstown, WV 
  • Bruce Berry, Morgantown, WV
  • Bob Brown, Ex-Officio, Chair, WV Council for Community and Technical College Education, Charleston, WV
  • Kathy G. Eddy, Secretary, Parkersburg, WV
  • John Estep, Richwood, WV
  • Kay H. Goodwin, Ex-Officio, Secretary of Education and the Arts, Charleston, WV
  • David K. Hendrickson, Chairman, Charleston, WV
  • Paul L. Hill, Chancellor, Charleston, WV
  • John Leon, Fairmont, WV
  • Jorea Marple, Ex-Officio, State Superintendent of Schools, Charleston, WV
  • David R. Tyson, Huntington, WV 

West Virginia University Board of Governors

  • David B. Alvarez, Bridgeport, WV
  • Jason Bailey, Student Representative
  • Ellen S. Cappellanti, Charleston, WV
  • Thomas S. Clark, Bruceton Mills, WV
  • Lesley Cottrell, Faculty Representative, Morgantown, WV
  • James W. Dailey II, Vice Chairman, Martinsburg, WV  
  • Thomas V. Flaherty, Secretary, Charleston, WV
  • Robert K. Griffith, Faculty Representative, Morgantown, WV
  • Raymond J. Lane, Menlo Park, CA
  • Diane Lewis, Morgantown, WV
  • Dixie Martinelli, Morgantown, WV
  • William O. Nutting, Wheeling, WV
  • Andrew A. Payne III, Chairman, Charleston, WV
  • Edward L. Robinson, Charleston, WV 
  • J. Robert Rogers, Hurricane, WV
  • Charles M. Vest, Washington, DC
  • William D. Wilmoth, Wheeling, WV

*Current as of April, 2012.

West Virginia University is governed by the West Virginia University Board of Governors and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. James P. Clements is the 23rd President of West Virginia University.

West Virginia University is a member of the Higher Learning Commission. The University’s educational programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission North Central Accreditation (NCA) of Colleges and Schools and by the appropriate accreditation agencies for professional programs.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, color, or national origin in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities, or with respect to admission or employment. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for filing complaints or assisting in an investigation under the University’s Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan. Inquiries regarding the University’s non-discrimination policy may be sent to the director, Affirmative Action Office/Equal Employment Opportunity Programs, West Virginia University.— Office of the President.

West Virginia University Administration

Senior Administrators

  • President, James P. Clements
  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Michele G. Wheatly
  • Chancellor for Health Sciences, Christopher C. Colenda
  • Chief of Staff, Jay Cole
  • Executive Officer for Policy Development, Jennifer Fisher
  • Executive Officer for Social Justice, Jennifer A. McIntosh
  • Vice President for Student Affairs, Kenneth D. Gray
  • Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, William H. Hutchens III
  • Vice President for University Relations, Christine M. Martin
  • Interim Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Fred King
  • Vice President for Human Resources, Margaret R. Phillips
  • Vice President for Administration and Finance, Narvel G. Weese
  • Director of Athletics, Oliver Luck
  • Senior Associate Provost, Russell K. Dean
  • Campus Executive Officer, WVU Institute of Technology, Carolyn D. Long
  • Campus Provost, Potomac State College of WVU, Kerry S. Odell
  • Associate Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs, Jonathan Cumming
  • Associate Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Elizabeth A. Dooley
  • Associate Provost for International Academic Affairs, Michael Lastinger
  • Associate Provost for Academic Personnel, Cecil B. Wilson
  • Associate Vice President, Academic Strategic Planning, Nigel Clark
  • Interim Director of Cooperative Extension Service, Steven C. Bonanno
  • University Registrar, Stephen E. Robinson
  • Interim Executive Director of Information Technology, Mark Six
  • Special Assistant to the Governing Board, Valerie Lopez 
  • Special Assistant to the President, Sara A. Master 
  • Director of Internal Audit, William Quigley
  • Executive Director of University Events, Robin Yorty 
  • Senior Associate Vice President for Finance, Dan Durbin
  • Associate Vice President for Facilities and Services, Randy Hudak
  • Associate Vice President for Planning and Treasury Operations, Elizabeth Reynolds
  • Assistant Vice President for Finance, Anjali Halabe
  • Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management, Randy Hudak
  • Vice President for Planning and Operations, Fred R. Butcher
  • Chief Financial Officer for Health Sciences, Wendy King
  • Associate Vice President for Health Sciences–Charleston Division, Clark L. Hansbarger
  • Associate Vice President for Health Sciences–Eastern Division, C. H. Mitch Jacques
  • President, West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc, Bruce McClymonds
  • Senior Deputy General Counsel, April Min
  • Deputy General Counsel, Jacquelyn Core
  • Deputy General Counsel, David Fryson
  • Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Mridul Gautam
  • Assistant Vice President for Research Administration and Director of Sponsored Programs, Alan Martin
  • Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Services, Brenda Thompson
  • Associate Vice President for International and Global Outreach, David Stewart
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Barbara Copenhaver-Bailey
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Michael Ellington
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Health and Wellness, Cathy Yura
  • Associate Vice President for University Relations Operations, Tricia Petty
  • Assistant Vice President for University Communications, Becky Lofstead
  • President and CEO, West Virginia University Alumni Association, Steve Douglas
  • Chair, West Virginia University Faculty Senate, Lesley Cottrell
  • Chair, West Virginia University Staff Council, Jo Morrow
  • President, West Virginia University Student Government Association, Jason Bailey 

Deans

  • College of Business and Economics, José V. Sartarelli
  • College of Creative Arts, Paul K. Kreider
  • Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, Eugene V. Cilento
  • College of Human Resources and Education, Elizabeth A. Dooley (Interim) 
  • College of Law, Joyce McConnell
  • College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, Dana D. Brooks
  • Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design, Rudolph P. Almasy (Interim)
  • Dean of Students, G. Corey Ferris (Interim)
  • Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, Robert H. Jones
  • Extended Learning, Sue Day-Perroots
  • Honors College, Keith Garbutt
  • Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism, Maryanne Reed
  • School of Dentistry, David A. Felton 
  • School of Medicine, Arthur J. Ross III
  • School of Nursing, Georgia Narsavage
  • School of Pharmacy, Patricia A. Chase
  • University Libraries, Myra N. Lowe (Interim)

Directors

  • AAO/EEO Program, ADA Compliance, Jennifer A. McIntosh
  • Accounting and Financial Systems, Anjali Halabe
  • Administrative Technology Solutions, Kate Hazen
  • Admissions, Marilyn Potts
  • Alumni Association, Stephen L. Douglas
  • Athletics, Oliver Luck
  • Blanchette Rockefeller Institute of Neuroscience, D. Max Francis
  • Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Tom S. Witt
  • Career Services Center, David L. Durham
  • Center for Black Culture and Research, Marjorie Fuller
  • Center for Chinese Business, William B. Riley Jr.
  • Center for Women’s Studies, Ann Oberhauser
  • Center for Writing Excellence, Laura Brady
  • Center on Aging, Alan M. Ducatman (Interim)
  • Congressional Relations, Mary Bowman
  • Cultural Resource Management Program, Chad Proudfoot
  • Dining Services, David Friend
  • Economic Development, Russ Lorince
  • Environmental Health and Safety Office, John Principe
  • Financial Services, Lisa Lively
  • Financial Aid, Kaye Widney
  • Institute for Public Affairs, Kevin Leyden
  • Institute of Occupational Environmental Health, Christopher Martin
  • Institutional Research, Roberta Dean
  • Internal Auditing, William R. Quigley
  • Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, Scot C. Remick
  • Military Science, Air Force ROTC, Lt. Col Jeremy Anfinson
  • National Research Center for Coal and Energy, Richard Bajura
  • Parents Club, Sabrina Cave
  • Physical Plant HSC, Leonard Lewis
  • Printing Services, Geraldine M. Ireland
  • Procurement Services, Philip Charneskie
  • Public Safety/Police Department, Robert E. Roberts
  • Regional Research Institute, Randall W. Jackson
  • Research Compliance, Daniel Vasgird
  • Research Communication, Gerrill Griffith
  • Sponsored Programs, Alan B. Martin
  • Student Health Services, Jan Palmer
  • Student Recreation Center, David H. Taylor
  • Technology Transfer, Bruce Sparks
  • Telecommunications, Timothy P. Williams
  • Undergraduate Academic Services Center, Anita Mayer
  • University Affiliated Center for Developmental Disabilities, Ashok Dey
  • University Events, Stephanie Ballard Conrad
  • University Housing, Corey Farris
  • University Relations-Design, Angela M. Caudill
  • University Relations-News, John Bolt
  • University Relations-Video, John E. Duwall
  • University Relations-Web, Cathy Orndorff
  • Visitors Center, Danica Ann Wilburn
  • WVU Press, Carrie Mullen