West Virginia University President James P. Clements issued the following statement Friday, July 16, on the appointment of Carte Goodwin to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy created by the death of Sen. Robert C. Byrd:

“We wish Carte Goodwin all the best as he assumes the responsibility of representing our state in the U.S. Senate. He has earned great respect throughout his career in government and law and West Virginia University officials look forward to working with him on our mutual goal of advancing the best interests of West Virginia.”



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