Governor of West Virginia

  • Jim Justice, Governor

West Virginia University Board of Governors

  • William D. Wilmoth, Chair, Wheeling
  • David B. Alvarez, Vice Chair, Bridgeport
  • Taunja Willis Miller, Secretary, Morgantown
  • W. Marston "Marty" Becker, Charleston
  • Elmer F. Coppoolse, Lewisburg
  • Thomas V. Flaherty, Charleston
  • Thomas A. Heywood, Charleston
  • Dr. Stanley Hileman, Faculty Representative, Morgantown
  • Blake Humphrey, Student Representative, Wheeling
  • J. Thomas Jones, Morgantown
  • Lisa A. Martin, Classified Staff Representative, Morgantown
  • Edward L. Robinson, Charleston 
  • J. Robert "JR" Rogers, Hurricane
  • Benjamin M. Statler, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Dr. Matthew C. Valenti, Faculty Representative, Morgantown
  • Dr. Kimberly Weaver, Baltimore, MD

The West Virginia University Board of Governors (the "Board") was created by the West Virginia Legislature as the governing body of the West Virginia University System, including West Virginia University, West Virginia University Potomac State College, and West Virginia University Institute of Technology (collectively the "University"). The Board has the mission of general supervision and control over the academic and business affairs of the University.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, marital or family status, pregnancy, veteran status, services in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression by the University's non-discrimination policy (BOG Governance Rule 1.6) 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 Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

West Virginia University Administration

  • E. Gordon Gee, President
  • Joyce McConnell, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs