Higher Education Chancellor thanks Governor Justice for support of COVID-19 testing on campuses

July 31, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Sarah Armstrong Tucker, Chancellor of West Virginia’s Higher Education Policy Commission and Community and Technical College System, today released the following statement thanking Governor Jim Justice for providing $2.5 million to support COVID-19 testing at West Virginia’s…

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New state program aims to help educators, administrators improve online learning and professional development

July 9, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Network (WVNET), under the direction of the state’s Higher Education Policy Commission, has launched a program aimed at improving online education, training and employee engagement across West Virginia. Offered to teachers, instructors, administrators and…

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Twenty-five high school seniors selected as West Virginia’s first Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars

July 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Twenty-five high school seniors who graduated this year have been selected as West Virginia’s first Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars. These students will receive the state’s newest and most prestigious scholarship of up to $10,000 per year – or…

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Sarah Armstrong Tucker named Chancellor of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

June 26, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – At today’s meeting of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, members voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Sarah Armstrong Tucker as the Commission’s new Chancellor. Tucker was a finalist for the position, along with Dr. Joe Delap,…

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West Virginia awarded $750,000 from Ascendium to increase degree completion, leverage philanthropic collaborations for student success

June 25, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) and Community and Technical College System (CTCS), together with Philanthropy West Virginia, today announced that Ascendium Education Group – one of the most active postsecondary education philanthropies in the country…

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ACT on-campus testing available for 2020 PROMISE Scholarship applicants at institutions statewide

June 24, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With national testing dates affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has worked with colleges and universities across the state to make ACT on-campus testing available for this year’s graduating high school…

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