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Garrison named WVU's 22nd president; says he welcomes the challenge and is ready to give back

on Thu, 08/09/2007 - 08:00

Michael S. “Mike” Garrison, managing member of the Morgantown law office of Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC, will become the president-elect of West Virginia University, effective July 1, and the 22nd president of WVU on Sept. 21, 2007.

A respected public servant and immediate past chairman of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, Garrison, 38, was elected to the WVU presidency today (April 13) by members of the WVU Board of Governors, with the consent of the Higher Education Policy Commission.