Higher Education Policy Commission approves new president at Glenville State College

Approves extended presidential search procedure for Fairmont State University

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) voted unanimously today to grant final approval of the Glenville State College’s Board of Governors’ recent selection of Dr. Tracy L. Pellett as the institution’s 24th president.

“We are eager to work closely with Dr. Pellett as he leads Glenville State College during such an important time for higher education in West Virginia,” said Paul Hill, HEPC Chancellor. “We also thank President Peter Barr for his years of leadership and service to the students and community of Glenville State.”

Dr. Pellett will succeed President Barr on July 1, 2017.

Also today, the HEPC approved expanded presidential search procedures for Fairmont State University as requested by its Board of Governors.