Board of Governors

Fairmont State to announce presidential recommendation—May 10

Friday, April 21, 2023

Fairmont State University’s Board of Governors met yesterday, April 20, for their regularly scheduled meeting. After exiting a brief executive session, the Board voted to hold a special meeting on May 10 at 1 p.m., where they will announce their recommendation for President.

Four finalists, Rocco Fucillo, Bill Phillips, Michael Davis and Rosemary Thomas were on campus April 17 – 19 to meet with campus and community constituents and the BOG.

Fairmont State releases presidential profile

Friday, January 13, 2023

Fairmont State University, through the assistance of Buffkin/Baker, has released its presidential profile and officially began accepting applications for its next president.

“Buffkin/Baker worked hard through the end of the year to build out our job description and to be sure they understood what we wanted in our next president,” said Presidential Search Committee tri-chair Jennifer Kinty.

Fairmont State continues excellence in financial position; approves new degree planning and gives presidential search update

Friday, December 09, 2022

 The results from the 2022 audit were highlighted by the University’s independent auditing firm, Suttle and Stalnaker, during Thursday’s Board of Governors meeting. The findings presented demonstrated the University concluded its fiscal year in strong financial standing for the fifth consecutive year. 

Fairmont State BOG approves University’s Presidential Search Committee

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Fairmont State University Board of Governor’s met on Thursday, September 15, approving the slate of members presented to serve on the University’s Presidential Search Committee. 

The Presidential Search Committee will be chaired by board members Jennifer Kinty and Kevin Rogers. Fairmont State University Faculty Senate President, Charles Shields, will also tri-chair the committee.

Fairmont State University Board of Governors approves new leadership and FY budgets

Friday, July 08, 2022

The Fairmont State University Board of Governors convened on Thursday, July 7 with Board members and the executive leadership team joining both in the Falcon Center and virtually.

During the meeting, the Board approved new leadership for the upcoming year to include Chairman, Rusty Hutson, Vice-Chairman, David Goldberg, and Secretary, Jason Pizatella, to serve in officer roles through June 30, 2023.

Suttle & Stalnaker Auditors Reaffirm Fairmont State’s Stable Financial Position at February Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday, February 17, 2022

The Fairmont State University Board of Governors met on Thursday, February 17, with representatives from the Board and the Fairmont State Executive Leadership Team convening both in the Falcon Center and virtually.  

Fairmont State University Board of Governors Convenes In-Person

Thursday, June 24, 2021

The Fairmont State University Board of Governors held its first in-person, full Board meeting since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, June 17 in the Falcon Center.

Following committee updates, Board members Dixie Yann and John Schirripa were recognized for their service to the University’s Board of Governors as the end of their term appointments approaches on June 30.

Alumnus Appointed to Serve on Fairmont State University Board of Governors

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Fairmont State University alumnus and Bridgeport native, Jason Henderson, has been appointed to serve on the University’s Board of Governors beginning July 1. Henderson currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Energy Transportation in Clarksburg.

Fairmont State welcomes home Fairmont native to Board of Governors

Friday, August 14, 2020

Governor Jim Justice has announced the appointment of Jason Pizatella to the Fairmont State University Board of Governors. In a related announcement, Gov. Justice reappointed Deborah Prezioso and Wendy Adkins.  

Fairmont Board of Governors votes David Goldberg as new chair

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Fairmont State University Board of Governors has voted David Goldberg as the new chairman of the board with his term beginning July 1, 2020. 

Mr. Goldberg was appointed to the Board of Governors by Governor Jim Justice in July of 2019 and will now be serving on the academic affairs and finance committees. 

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