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  • Joyce McConnell

    Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    304-293-5701

    As the Provost of West Virginia University, Joyce McConnell, JD, LLM, is the chief academic officer responsible for the administration of all academic policies, programs, facilities, and budgetary matters.

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  • William Brustein

    Vice President for Global Strategies and International Affairs

    304-293-6955

    Dr. Brustein is a nationally prominent expert in international strategy in higher education. From 2009 to 2016, he was the vice provost for global strategies and international affairs at The Ohio State University, as well as the president of The Ohio State University Global Gateways, an arm of OSU’s office of international affairs under which the institution has opened offices in Shanghai, Mumbai and São Paulo.

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  • John Campbell

    Vice Provost & Interim Associate Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

    304-293-4874

    As the Vice Provost at West Virginia University, Dr. John P. Campbell serves as the Provost’s chief deputy and acts on her behalf in her absence.

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  • Ann Claycomb

    Assistant Vice President for Strategic and Academic Communication

    304-293-9919

    Ann Claycomb is Assistant Vice President for Strategic and Academic Communication in the Office of the Provost.

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  • Barb Dawson

    Associate Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

    304-293-4873

    As Associate Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Dawson implements a strategic vision for improving ITS, advises senior leadership on IT issues and provides operational oversight of ITS, including budgeting, resource planning and creation of policy, procedures and standards.

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  • Russell K. Dean

    Special Advisor to the President and Provost

    304-293-7119

    Dr. Dean has been with WVU since 1979, when he was hired as an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. He is tenured in the College of Engineering and served as the Director of Graduate Programs for the college for four years.

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  • Rochelle Goodwin

    Senior Associate Vice President of Academic and Public Strategy

    304-400-4963

    Rochelle "Rocky" S. Goodwin, former director of state operations for Sen. Jay Rockefeller, joined WVU as Senior Associate Vice President for Academic and Public Strategy in 2015.

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  • Elizabeth Hamilton

    Assistant Vice President for Strategic Action

    304 293-6605

    Dr. Elizabeth A. Hamilton is West Virginia University’s Assistant Vice President for Strategic Action and an Adjunct Professor in the West Virginia University Department of Philosophy.

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  • Katherine Karraker

    Associate Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs

    304-293-7173

    Dr. Katherine Karraker is the Associate Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs at West Virginia University.

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  • Paul Kreider

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    304-293-3733

    As associate provost for undergraduate education at West Virginia University, Dr. Paul Kreider provides the leadership and vision to create, implement and manage the strategic direction for Undergraduate Education on all campuses of WVU, including the main campus in Morgantown, WVU Tech in Beckley and Potomac State College in Keyser.

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  • Fred King

    Vice President of Research

    304-293-3449

    In the Fall of 1990, Professor King started his academic career at West Virginia University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry.

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  • Stephen Lee

    Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management & Executive Director of Admissions and Recruitment

    304-293-0141

    Stephen Lee serves as the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management at West Virginia University. In his role, Stephen leads undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions, financial aid, and orientation.

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  • Carolyn Long

    Campus President, WVU Tech

    304-442-1025

    Carolyn Long is the Campus President of the West Virginia University Institute of Technology (“WVU Tech”).

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  • Jennifer E. Orlikoff, Ph.D.

    Campus President of Potomac State College of WVU

    304-788-6810

    Jennifer E. Orlikoff became the 22nd campus president of Potomac State College of West Virginia University in July 2016.

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  • Donna Hoylman Peduto

    Executive Director, West Virginia Public Education Collaborative

    304-293-5447

    Donna Peduto currently serves as Executive Director, West Virginia Public Education Collaborative. WVPEC is composed of various educators from West Virginia and the national arena that have come together to champion public education from early childhood to post-secondary levels at a time when it faces significant challenges but remains critically important to the nation's future.

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  • Aimée Pfeifer

    Registrar

    304-293-5355

    Aimée Pfeifer was appointed Registrar of WVU in July 2016, after serving nearly a year as the Interim Registrar.

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  • Mike Shaw

    Senior Director of Development at the WVU Foundation

    304-284-4022

    Mike Shaw is Senior Director of Development at the WVU Foundation attached to University priority initiatives in the Office of the Provost. His focus is raising private, principal gift support for a number of presidential centers of excellence and institutes at WVU.

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  • Mindy Walls

    Assistant Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    304-293-2067

    Assistant Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Mindy Wall’s responsibilities are focused on coordinating and integrating the academic components of strategic campus-wide entrepreneurship and innovation initiatives, including developing curriculum in these critical disciplines for the WVU-Beckley campus.

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  • C.B. Wilson

    Associate Provost for Academic Personnel

    304-293-2021

    Dr. C. B. Wilson is Associate Provost for Academic Personnel at West Virginia University, where he is the Provost’s principal deputy in all matters involving faculty appointments, evaluation, promotion, and tenure.

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