Christa Kwiatkowski

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 University Board of Governors acknowledge 2022 enrollment efforts

Monday, August 22, 2022

Members of the Fairmont State University Board of Governors and Executive Leadership team convened in the Falcon Center for a full Board meeting on Thursday, August 18. 

During the meeting, Vice President for Student Success, Ken Fettig, shared preliminary enrollment data for the fall semester. Fettig reported the University has experienced significant growth in first-time freshmen, crediting the work of the Admissions team throughout the 2022 enrollment cycle.

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.

Fairmont State Board of Governors approves proposals from Academic Affairs and Finance Committees

Friday, May 06, 2022

The Fairmont State University Board of Governors convened Thursday, May 5, approving agenda items presented by the Academic Affairs and Finance Committees.

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.  

Moody’s Assigns Fairmont State an A2 Rating and Affirms Stable Outlook

Thursday, July 01, 2021

On Wednesday, June 30, Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Fairmont State University’s stable outlook with an A2 rating to the University’s revenue refunding bonds, maintaining its score from the most recent ratings received in 2018. Although national trends are reflecting downgrades in ratings for higher education institutions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fairmont State University has remained stable due to its financial position and leadership under President Mirta M.

Swain and Kwiatkowski Among Next Generation: 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders

Monday, June 21, 2021

Matt Swain, Fairmont State University Chief of Police and Emergency Management Director, was among the sixteenth class of Generation Next: 40 Under 40 leaders recognized by The State Journal on Thursday, June 17 during a celebration at the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center. Each year, Generation Next honors emerging leaders in various industries throughout the state for their achievements within their respective communities and the workforce. 

Marion County’s Only Chick-fil-A and Starbucks Reopen to Public on Fairmont State’s Campus

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Fairmont State University invites the community back to campus to enjoy the area’s only Chick-fil-A and Starbucks. The University announced a phased reopening of its campuses beginning on Wednesday, May 5, with the University reopening Dining Services and Falcon Center restaurants to public patrons.

Fairmont State Continues Excellence in Financial Position for Three Consecutive Years

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The results from the 2020 audit were highlighted by the University’s independent auditing firm, Suttle and Stalnaker, during today’s Board of Governors meeting. The findings presented demonstrated the University concluded its fiscal year in strong financial standing for the third consecutive year.

Fairmont BOG approves budget with no tuition increase

Thursday, July 09, 2020

In an effort to assist students and families who have been impacted by the current pandemic, the Fairmont State University Board of Governors (BOG) voted to approve the proposed 2020-2021 budget without increasing tuition and fees.  

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