Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Despite public outcry, WVU will cut 28 majors, 143 faculty jobs

By: and - September 18, 2023

West Virginia University will lose 28 academic programs and 143 faculty jobs from its flagship Morgantown campus following a vote from the Board of Governors. The decision on Friday, which university leaders acknowledged had been done under an “accelerated” timeline, is the board’s effort to deal with WVU’s $45 million deficit largely driven by declining […]

WVU students protest looming cuts to 32 academic programs

By: - August 22, 2023

MORGANTOWN — Mai-lyn Sadler, red bandana tied around her neck, faced the crowd of her fellow West Virginia University students. She yelled into the megaphone, “Stop! The! Cuts!” Hundreds of students chanted back during the student-organized walkout Monday afternoon on the downtown campus. They’re pushing back on proposed cuts to 32 academic programs and more […]