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2013 STaR Symposium to feature NY Times columnist and Nova Science Now Host, David Pogue

September 18, 2013

Charleston, WV, September 18, 2013 – David Pogue, science author, New York Times columnist and host of PBS’s Nova Science Now, will be the keynote presenter at the 5th Biennial Science, Technology & Research (STaR) Symposium, to take place Oct. 22-23 at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, conference organizers announced today. Dr. Jan Taylor, director of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Division of Science & Research, said, “This year’s STaR Symposium theme, appropriate for an energy state like West Virginia, is The Evolution of Energy: From Scarcity to Abundance. We’ll look at the issues surrounding energy development…

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Higher Education Policy Commission announces newly-elected officers

August 8, 2013

Charleston, W.Va. — The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) today formally announced its newly-elected officers. Dr. Bruce Berry serves as Chair, Jenny Allen serves as Vice Chair, and Kathy Eddy continues to serve as Secretary. They were elected during a June special meeting. Friday’s regularly-scheduled Commission meeting will be the first led by the new officers. David Hendrickson has served as Chair for the past four years. “Our new officers bring a wealth of diverse experience and a passion for moving West Virginia’s higher education system forward,” said Dr. Paul Hill, the Commission’s Chancellor. “I thank David Hendrickson for his years of forward-looking leadership…

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