CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) is announcing a series of Regional Public Forums aimed at assessing higher education’s progress in meeting the goals and objectives as outlined in Charting the Future 2007-2012: A Master Plan for West Virginia Higher Education. The forums will be hosted and sponsored by various four-year public colleges and universities and held at the respective campuses. The forums will provide an opportunity to receive feedback from community members, higher education officials, and policymakers regarding the current master plan and the development of a new master plan.
Fairmont State University is one of three West Virginia four-year public universities awarded a grant focusing on international education by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission on Nov. 17 released fall 2010 enrollment data for the state higher education system, which revealed that a record 95,118 students are enrolled, marking a 2 percent increase over fall 2009 - when enrollment surpassed 90,000 for the first time in state history - and a 10.5 percent increase over fall 2006.