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Mission, Vision, and Values


The mission of the WVU Foundation is to enrich the lives of those touched by West Virginia University by maximizing charitable support and providing services to the University, its students and affiliated organizations. 


The WVU Foundation will be the model for excellence in fundraising, investment management and stewardship.

Core Values

Relationships - We value relationships, teamwork, and community involvement as fundamental to achieving our goals and at the core of our mission. 

Integrity - We conduct our activities in an independent, fair, trustworthy and honest manner. 

Accountability - We are responsible for our actions. 

Courage - We support an environment where people feel safe to speak up and take bold, appropriate action with open communication. 

Innovation - We encourage creative, effective ideas in a collaborative environment to drive successful outcomes. 

Exceptional Performance - We lead by setting new standards of excellence.

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