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Goal 2

Excel in scholarly activity, professional development, and innovation throughout the institution.


  1. Increase scholarly activity addressing challenges faced by West Virginia, the nation, and the world.
  2. Strengthen the connections between faculty and student research alike with undergraduate education.
  3. Encourage interdisciplinary activity in scholarship, professional development, and creativity.


  1. Provide resources and maintain infrastructure to support scholarly work.
  2. Invest in the hiring and retention of high-quality faculty and staff who are committed to scholarly achievement, and mentor students, staff and faculty to a higher level of success.
  3. Encourage collaboration among faculty and staff at WVU Tech with colleagues at other institutions.