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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced four appointments to the Higher Education Policy Commission on Aug. 22.

The appointees are Gary White of Logan, Michael J. Farrell of Huntington, Dr. Bruce Berry of Morgantown and Dr. John Leon of Fairmont.

Tomblin said in a press release that each individual brings "valuable knowledge and experience to the Higher Education Policy Commission" and that their "commitment to [the] institutions of higher learning that provide today's students with the abilities and skill-sets needed to become leaders in invaluable."

The new appointments require advice and consent of the West Virginia Senate.