West Virginia University issued the following statements following today’s (March 11) approval by the West Virginia Legislature of House Bill 4310 paving the way for West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s headquarters to move from Montgomery to Beckley:

WVU President Gordon Gee
“We are pleased to have worked in partnership with our Legislature to secure the future of WVU Tech. West Virginia University remains steadfast in our commitment to this state and its students. This legislation will allow WVU Tech to continue forging a very bright future for all West Virginians.”

WVU Tech Campus President Carolyn Long
“We’re grateful for the support of the legislature and our local governments, peer institutions and communities during this period of transition. We are working very hard to ensure WVU Tech will be able to continue its legacy of preparing students for the workforce. This legislative action will allow us to focus our efforts on that cause. We’re excited to be a part of this important new chapter in the life of WVU, WVU Tech and the people of Southern West Virginia.”



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