Will the WVU Board of Governors back Gee? 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV West Virginia University Vice President Rod Alsop, a former Chief of Staff to Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, made a presentation to legislators this week at the capitol in place of President Gorgdon Gee.   As he spoke, a powerpoint slide behind him contained his message: “RUMORS OF OUR DEMISE HAVE BEEN GREATLY […]

WVU faculty vote no confidence in Gee, 797-100

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV In December 2021, WVU President Gordon Gee and Provost Maryanne Reed survived a vote of no confidence when 103 faculty senators voted no and only 20 voted yes. Over the last ten months which saw proposed major reductions in faculty and academic programs as a result of a $45 million budget […]

Gee may face ‘no confidence’ vote from faculty next week

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV A resolution expressing ‘no confidence’ in President Gordon Gee and his administration at West Virginia University will be introduced to the University Assembly as soon as next week.  The resolution accuses President Gee of financial mismanagement, not putting student interests first, failing to communicate with the university community, and coercing faculty […]

WVU announces deep academic cuts in response to budget shortfall 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV In response to a $45-million budget shortfall announced by administration officials earlier this year, today West Virginia University released a full list of recommended academic cuts.  “After several months of review that included input from deans, department chairs, faculty and others,” says an article posted to their website, “West Virginia University […]

Huggins’ daughter calls WVU leadership ‘hypocrites’

By RealWV staff, In a post on social media this evening, Jacque Huggins (daughter of former WVU men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins) lashed out at the leadership of West Virginia University regarding her father’s resignation last weekend. Bob Huggins was arrested and charged with DUI in Pittsburgh last Friday. According to media reports, he was […]