University of Charleston

University of Charleston

  1. The University of Charleston was recognized and awarded the ESGR (Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves) “Above and Beyond” Award at the ESGR – WV annual Employer Recognition Luncheon at Stonewall Resort. The event recognizes employers for employment policies and practices that support their employees’ participation in the National Guard and Reserve. Brian Shaw, […]

  2. While some schools nationwide are struggling with maintaining enrollment, the University of Charleston is seeing a brighter picture, with an over 20% increase in its new student enrollment for the 2024 spring semester. Total enrollment of new and returning students from spring to spring has increased by 3% as well. Enrollment increases came from several […]

  3. A UC School of Pharmacy student and a faculty member have been named to professional leadership programs. Baleigh Goddard, a P3 student in the UC School of Pharmacy, is one of only 66 students selected for the inaugural cohort of the Community Pharmacy Student Scholar Leaders Program. The program recognizes a student’s dedication to, and […]

  4. Hallie Chillag, Multidisciplinary Studies Program Director, Associate Professor of Social Sciences, and Honors College Director was selected for the ISGAP Oxford Summer Institute (Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy). Hallie has been a guiding force in the annual UC Labor of Love and Enlightened Living Week events and is involved in many […]

  5. Following a national search, Dr. Dan Silber has become the Executive Vice President, Provost, and Dean of Faculty at the University of Charleston. He began his appointment with UC on July 3, 2023. Dr. Silber comes to UC having served over the past 15 years as the Senior Vice President and Provost at Piedmont University […]

  6. To better accommodate continued enrollment, programmatic, and staffing growth, the University of Charleston will transition from a single School of Business and Leadership to two separate schools – the UC School of Business and the UC School of Leadership. Consequently, UC will now have five distinct schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Sciences, Leadership, and […]

  7. Sarah Gallagher, Assistant Professor in our Education Department, has been named a member of “Generation Next – 40 Under 40” by the WV State Journal. Gallagher teaches a variety of education courses, a geography course, and a West Virginia and Appalachian course. Prior to her role at UC, she worked at St. Albans High School […]

  8. UC School of Pharmacy Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Dr. Rebecca Linger was recently featured in the Gazette-Mail. Dr. Linger is also the West Virginia Master Naturalist Program’s state president, and in the article, she explains that the Master Naturalist Program includes nature education for its members and sharing that knowledge with the public. In the […]

  9. Dr. Jacob Tenney, assistant professor and director of our financial planning and financial literacy programs was recently featured on the website The website conducted a survey about Easter, and Dr. Tenney was featured in their “Ask the Experts” section to react to the results. In the survey, 69% of Easter-celebrating Americans said they would […]

  10. Dr. John Taylor Receives Grant to Upgrade STEM Equipment    The Science, Technology & Research (STaR) division of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) awarded two Innovation Grants and seven Instrumentation Grants to purchase modern instrumentation and enhance study in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Dr. John Taylor, assistant professor of chemistry at the […]