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Our Mission

To foster excellence in research and scholarship by advancing the research enterprise at WVU; providing our students exceptional experiences; and acting as the principal advocate for research and scholarship across WVU.

Our Vision

The Office of Research will advance the critical role of research in the academic success and service mission of West Virginia University for the betterment of WV and the nation.


Research VPs and AVPs.


Research Office units and departments.


Centers and institutes at WVU.

Office of Graduate Education and Life

Research and grant applications.

Undergraduate Research Office

Undergrad research and creative endeavors.

Research Corporation

WVURC is a not-for-profit corporation.