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Meet the Provost

Maryanne Reed

In April 2019, Maryanne Reed was named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at WVU. Prior to this appointment, Reed served for 16 years as dean of the WVU Reed College of Media, where she began as a faculty member in 1993. Widely respected as a gifted higher education administrator, Reed was tapped to lead WVU’s largest college, the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, as interim dean from 2015-2016. She also has led searches for deans and senior academic administrators and, most recently, co-led a strategic transformation process at the University. Reed has been recognized both regionally and nationally for her achievements, including as the 2016 Scripps Howard Administrator of the Year award, a 2016 West Virginia Wonder Woman by WV Living Magazine and the president of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2016-2017. 

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