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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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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!


Spotlight on Success

WVU receives national recognition for commitment to first-generation students

After just one year of partnering with a national program aimed at improving first-generation student success, West Virginia University’s FirstGen Initiatives are being awarded the First-gen Forward designation.

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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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Welcoming New Faculty


New Faculty Orientation - Aug. 9-10

Every August, the Teaching and Learning Commons partners with the Office of the Provost to host an orientation for new faculty. This event is organized to welcome new faculty to WVU and provide valuable information to help you get started.    

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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.