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WV Governor’s commission still hasn’t reached a decision on proposal to scrap HEPC

By JAKE JARVIS

NCWV Media

Leaders of a new Blue Ribbon Commission on four-year colleges addressed the media at a press conference in July, including WVU President E. Gordon Gee, second from left, and Jerome Gilbert, president of Marshall University, far left.
(Governor’s office photo)

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — West Virginia University President Dr. E. Gordon Gee is working to convince other college presidents to agree to a proposal to scrap the state Higher Education Policy Commission and replace it with a similar agency.

Gee said a request for $10 million more from the state to fund colleges would be “dead on arrival” if it doesn’t come with a proposal for structural changes to the state’s higher education system.

“Whether we want to believe it or not, higher education in this state is in crisis. …,” Gee said.

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