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  • Maryanne Reed

    Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    304-293-5701

    Maryanne Reed was named provost and vice president of academic affairs for West Virginia University in April 2019 and stepped into the role on July 1. As provost, she is the chief academic officer responsible for the administration of all academic policies, programs, facilities and budgetary matters. She is committed to WVU’s land-grant mission of ensuring access to exceptional education, supporting and facilitating innovative research and serving the needs of the state and people of West Virginia.

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  • William Brustein

    Vice President for Global Strategies and International Affairs

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    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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  • Russell K. Dean

    Special Advisor to the President and Provost

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    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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  • Mark Gavin

    Associate Provost for Academic Budget, Facilities and Strategic Initiatives

    304-293-7952

    As associate provost, Dr. Mark Gavin oversees academic budgets, facilities and strategic initiatives for the Office of the Provost.

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  • Rochelle Goodwin

    Senior Associate Vice President for Academic and Public Strategy

    304-400-4963

    Rochelle Goodwin serves as the Senior Associate Vice President for Academic and Public Strategy at West Virginia University.

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  • Katherine Karraker

    Associate Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs

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

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  • Paul Kreider

    Vice Provost

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    As vice provost at West Virginia University, Dr. Paul Kreider provides the leadership and vision to create, implement and manage the strategic direction for 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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  • Melissa Latimer

    Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Culture

    304-293-2021

    Melissa Latimer was named the Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Culture in June 2019 and stepped into the role on July 1. As Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Culture, she is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic vision for faculty development and culture in partnership with the Provost and Associate Provost of Academic Personnel. She is committed to fully engaging academic personnel in the development of a productive, forward-thinking and inclusive institution. In this role Latimer focuses on three key leverage points for institutional transformation including academic personnel rewards and recognition systems, academic leadership development, recruitment, and training and innovative initiatives that promote a diverse and inclusive culture.

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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

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    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

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

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  • Louis Slimak

    Assistant Provost for Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation

    304-293-1357

    As Assistant Provost for Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation at West Virginia University, Dr. Louis Slimak provides institutional leadership in the areas of program development, review, assessment, and quality assurance, academic and co-curricular assessment, academic policy, and operational evaluation. As the institution’s Accreditation Liaison Officer, he also assures that the institution’s academic policies, procedures, systems, and practices operate in accordance with both the institution’s accrediting body and any related areas of federal and state compliance.

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  • Javier Reyes

    Vice President for Start-up West Virginia and the John Chambers College of Business and Economics Dean

    304-293-7800

    As vice president for Start-up West Virginia, Dr. Javier Reyes leads and coordinates initiatives across the university that contribute to the state’s innovation economy.

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  • Carrie White

    Assistant Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    304-293-9391

    Carrie White is the Assistant Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. As AVP she is responsible for the WVU IDEA Hub Ecosystem which consists of multidisciplinary collaboration in Innovation across the campus.

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  • Evan Widders

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    304-293-2641

    As associate provost, Dr. Evan Widders oversees undergraduate education academic strategies, curriculum, and assessment for the Office of the Provost.

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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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