As a land-grant institution, the faculty, staff and students at West Virginia University commit to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare and prosperity for all by providing access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through local, state and global engagement.


As one West Virginia University, we are purposeful in our studies and our work so that we can partner with our communities – both near and far – to bring needed and valued solutions to real-life problems within the pillars of education, healthcare and prosperity.



We seek opportunities to serve others and are committed to providing the highest quality of service.


We ask questions, seek new opportunities and change through innovation. 


We are respectful, transparent and inclusive with each other.


We perform at our very best every day to create a University that is responsive, efficient and effective.


We support and value each other’s contributions as we build a community that is One WVU.