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Preparing for the Future Today

WVU's Office of the Provost is committed to providing our students a high-quality education and academic experience and to supporting our faculty who engage in impactful research and outreach that benefits the state, the region and the world.

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Transforming Academics at WVU

In December 2020, President Gordon Gee issued a charge to the campus community to transform our University to ensure its relevance and prominence now and in the future. As part of that effort, the Office of the Provost is leading a process to rethink and transform the University’s academic programs and student support services.

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Preparing for Accreditation 2024

Join the Provost's Office in a series of events aimed at engaging the campus community in WVU's 2024 Higher Learning Commission accreditation process.

Read More : Review the New Draft University Procedures Document

Academic affairs at WVU

What We Do

Our team of talented administrators and staff are dedicated to building innovative, future-focused academic programs and services that attract the best and brightest to WVU. We are thoughtful about the policies and procedures we create and steadfast in our commitment to ensuring the success of our students and faculty.

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Celebrate the Benedum Distinguished Scholars

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 

7 p.m. 

Gladys G. Davis Theatre | WVU Creative Arts Center

Join the Office of the Provost and WVU’s Benedum Distinguished Scholars for an evening of dialogue about research, passion and purpose.

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The Challenges and Kinships of Academic Life off the Tenure Track

A Virtual Conference
June 29-30

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*Sponsored by the WVU Office of the Provost.

Spotlight on Success

WVU receives $1M grant to help students ‘cross the finish line’

West Virginia University students will benefit from a $1 million gift courtesy of the Maier Foundation, a West Virginia-based nonprofit organization focused on furthering higher education in the Mountain State, that is aimed at reducing the number of students who leave campus before graduation.

Read More on WVU Today

Keeping You Informed

Regular messaging and communication are key to building and maintaining a strong campus community.

Catch up on news, events and important dates from the Office of the Provost using the links below. Check back often to stay informed!


Advancing Research

And celebrating our wins.

WVU is proud of its R1 classification and the faculty and students who conduct ground-breaking research. We are always looking for new ways to connect faculty and students to research opportunities and to bring additional resources to our campuses.

WVU Research Office Research Week Internal Awards

Together We R1

As the only R1 institution in West Virginia, we are pioneering, discovering, launching, exploring, and elevating to help change the lives within our community, our state, and our world.