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Presidential Search 2022

Presidential Search

The Board of Governors of West Virginia State University (WVSU) is pleased to invite qualified submissions of interest and nominations of candidates to become the next President of this outstanding University. The next president has an opportunity to lead WVSU to new levels of institutional achievement and distinction, in part by building on the legacy of the institution and the existing strengths and accomplishments. The ideal leader will bring both stable leadership and dynamic changes to the University at a critical time in its history. WVSU seeks a leader who will embrace and foster the rich heritage and identity of West Virginia State University as a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) that has transformed to meet the needs of the community. The next president will demonstrate a commitment to the University’s historical focus on the values of diversity, equity, inclusion.


West Virginia State University offers an extraordinary yet challenging leadership opportunity for its next president. The University seeks a visionary president to build upon its history and the achievements of the past. WVSU has made significant progress during the past decade and seeks to continue on a path of growth and innovation while it continues to address its long-term issues of funding and development. WVSU offers a comprehensive set of undergraduate degree programs across the arts, liberal arts, social sciences, sciences, and technology. As well, the university maintains quality programs in business and education. Advanced programs include biotechnology, social work, media, criminal justice, and political science. The University has also developed online programs across several disciplines, some in conjunction with their extension work.


meet the finalists

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Meet the Finalists for 13th President of West Virginia State University

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