WVU to hire administrator to lead student retention efforts

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MORGANTOWN, WV (AP) — West Virginia University says it will hire an associate provost to lead the school’s efforts on student success and retention.

Vice Provost Paul Kreider says the new administrator will manage retention policies for undergraduate students at the main campus in Morgantown, West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Beckley and Potomac State College in Keyser.

Kreider says the new associate provost will also be involved in efforts to seek increased external funding to support undergraduate education and to promote research and scholarship activities in fulfilling the university’s mission.

The new administrator, who will report to Kreider, will also help manage the Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success and Student Support Services.

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