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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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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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Campus Carry

On July 1, Senate Bill 10, the Campus Self-Defense Act, will take effect in West Virginia.

Passed by the West Virginia Legislature in 2023, the Campus Self-Defense Act allows a person to carry a concealed pistol or revolver on the grounds of an institution of higher education, with some exceptions, if that person has a current and valid license to carry a concealed deadly weapon.

Learn More on the WVU Campus Carry Website

View the Extended Guide for Faculty and Instructors

Spotlight on Success

Teachers from across US invited to teach, live and play in West Virginia

A new recruitment program — Teachers Ascend into West Virginia — is designed to attract teachers from across the country to teach, live and play in the Mountain State by offering a host of benefits including a stipend and access to free recreational equipment.

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.