CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES

WVU has identified the following list of essential funding priorities. A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia’s University is the vehicle through which you can make a difference for students as well as our state, national, and global communities.

The Undergraduate Experience

Thousands of bright, ambitious students make the most of every minute and distinguish themselves through their accomplishments at WVU. Nearly 30,000 strong, they come to WVU dreaming of a rich and rewarding experience on their way to productive careers and gratifying lives. Countless...

Faculty Excellence

Dr. Timothy Carr came to WVU because of the opportunities an endowed professorship gave him. He is one of dozens of scholars devoted to finding clean, sustainable energy solutions and alternatives—and he’s part of WVU’s impressive academic enterprise.

WVU is home to the first institute...

To Better Serve West Virginia

Founded in 1994 with a great idea and an initial grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Health Sciences and Technology Academy at WVU (HSTA) is just one example of how WVU makes a difference for West Virginians. Private support from at least 16 different individuals and organizations...

Professional and Graduate Education

Students in graduate and post-baccalaureate professional programs now number approximately 7,000; we support them by offering workshops and seminars that help them succeed academically and develop skills for the 21st century workforce: entrepreneurial thinking, writing and communications skills...

Research Initiatives

By any measure, West Virginia University is a serious research institution. R&D Magazine named WVU technology as the winner of an Oscar of Innovation. The Scientist magazine identified WVU as the second-best place to do research out of all public universities.

With...

Health Care Support

Jo and Ben Statler established Bonnie’s Bus in memory of Jo’s mother, Bonnie Wells Wilson, who passed away in 1992 from breast cancer. “We knew then that if we ever had the opportunity and the means, we would do something to memorialize her,” said Jo. “We couldn’t be happier with the outcome.”...