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Governance and Administration

In this Section:

Governor of West Virginia

  • Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor

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West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

  • Jenny Allen, Shepherdstown, WV 
  • Bruce Berry, Morgantown, WV
  • Bob Brown, Ex-Officio, American Federation of Teachers, Charleston, WV
  • Kathy G. Eddy, Parkersburg, WV
  • John Estep, Richwood, WV
  • Kay H. Goodwin, Ex-Officio, Cabinet Secretary, Department of Education and the Arts, Charleston, WV
  • David K. Hendrickson, Charleston, WV
  • Paul L. Hill, Chancellor, Charleston, WV
  • John Leon, Fairmont, WV
  • James B. Phares, Ex-Officio, State Superintendent of Schools, Charleston, WV
  • David R. Tyson, Huntington, WV 

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West Virginia University Board of Governors

  • David B. Alvarez, Bridgeport, WV
  • Ryan Campione, Student Representative, Morgantown, WV
  • Ellen S. Cappellanti, Charleston, WV
  • Lesley Cottrell, Faculty Representative, Morgantown, WV
  • James W. Dailey II, Martinsburg, WV  
  • Thomas V. Flaherty, Charleston, WV
  • Robert K. Griffith, Faculty Representative, Morgantown, WV
  • Raymond J. Lane, Menlo Park, CA
  • Diane Lewis, Morgantown, WV
  • Dixie Martinelli, Classified Staff Representative, Morgantown, WV
  • William O. Nutting, Wheeling, WV
  • Andrew A. Payne III, 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 May, 2013, for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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 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.

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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
  • Chief Diversity Officer, David Fryson
  • 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, vacant
  • 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, Leonard A. Colelli
  • Associate Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs, Katherine Karraker
  • 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 Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, John Campbell
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Strategic Planning, Nigel Clark
  • Director of Cooperative Extension Service, Steven C. Bonanno (Interim)
  • University Registrar, Stephen E. Robinson
  • 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 and Liaison to the President, Robin Yorty 
  • Senior Associate Vice President for Finance, Dan Durbin
  • Assistant Vice President for Finance, Anjali Halabe
  • Associate Vice President for Facilities and Services, Randy Hudak
  • Associate Vice President for Planning and Treasury Operations, Elizabeth Reynolds
  • 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, Konrad C. Nau
  • President, West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc., Bruce McClymonds
  • Associate Vice President for Legal Counsel and Executive Deputy General Counsel, April Min
  • Senior Deputy General Counsel for Health Sciences, Jacquelyn Core
  • 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 Student Affairs and Global Services, David Stewart
  • Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Michael Ellington
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Success, Barbara Copenhaver-Bailey
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs Communications, Sabrina Cave
  • Assistant Vice President for Student 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, Lisa DiBartolomeo 
  • Chair, West Virginia University Staff Council, Lisa A. Martin
  • President, West Virginia University Student Government Association, Ryan Campione 

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  • College of Business and Economics, José V. Sartarelli
  • College of Creative Arts, Paul K. Kreider
  • College of Education and Human Services, Lynne Schrum 
  • College of Law, Joyce McConnell
  • College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, Dana D. Brooks
  • Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design, Dan Robison 
  • Dean of Students, G. Corey Farris
  • 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, Elisabeth Shelton (Interim)
  • School of Pharmacy, Patricia A. Chase
  • School of Public Health, Jeffrey Coben (Interim)
  • University College, Elizabeth A. Dooley
  • University Libraries, Myra N. Lowe (Interim)

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  • AAO/EEO Program, ADA Compliance, Nichelle Perkins
  • Administrative Technology Solutions, Kate Hazen
  • Admissions and Recruitment, Stephen Lee
  • Blanchette Rockefeller Institute of Neuroscience, Shana Phares
  • Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Nancy McIntyre (Interim)
  • Career Services Center, David L. Durham
  • Center for Black Culture and Research, Marjorie Fuller
  • Center for Chinese Business, William B. Riley Jr.
  • Center for Excellence in Disabilities, Ashok Dey
  • Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Ann Oberhauser
  • Center for Writing Excellence, Laura Brady
  • Center on Aging, vacant
  • Cultural Resource Management Program, Melissa Bingmann
  • Dining Services, David Friend
  • Economic Development, Fred King 
  • Environmental Health and Safety, John Principe
  • External and Federal Relations, Rick French
  • Federal Research Relations, Mary Bowman
  • Financial Services, Lisa Lively
  • Financial Aid, Tresa Weimer (Interim)
  • Institute for Public Affairs, Kevin Leyden
  • Institute of Occupational Environmental Health, Christopher Martin
  • Institutional Research, Roberta Dean
  • Internal Auditing, William R. Quigley
  • International Student Affairs and Global Services, Tom Sloane
  • Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, Scot C. Remick
  • Military Science, Air Force ROTC, Lt. Col. Jeremy A. Anfinson
  • National Research Center for Coal and Energy, Richard Bajura
  • Physical Plant HSC, Leonard Lewis
  • Procurement, Contracting and Payment Services, Brenda Mowen
  • Regional Research Institute, Randall W. Jackson
  • Research Compliance, Daniel Vasgird
  • Sponsored Programs, Alan B. Martin
  • Student Affairs Information Technology, Steve Watkins
  • Student Health Services, Jan E. Palmer
  • Student Recreation Center, David H. Taylor
  • Technology Transfer, Bruce Sparks
  • Telecommunications, Timothy P. Williams
  • Undergraduate Academic Services Center, Anita Mayer
  • University Events, Stephanie Ballard Conrad
  • University Housing, Corey Farris
  • University Police, Robert E. Roberts
  • University Relations-Design, Angela M. Caudill
  • University Relations-News and Photo, John Bolt
  • University Relations-Trademark Licensing, Marsha Malone
  • University Relations-Video, John E. Duwall
  • University Relations-Web, Cathy Orndorff
  • Visitors Center, Danica Ann Wilburn
  • WVU Press, Carrie Mullen

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