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Business and Finance

Business and Finance is responsible for managing the overall accounting, treasury, financial reporting, and financial services of West Virginia State University.  This includes managing internal controls to mitigate risks; creating and presenting financial reports to internal and external parties; ensuring the accounting records of the University are up-to-date and accurate; and safeguarding the assets of the University to minimize the risk of financial loss. Our role is to provide ethical, efficient, and effective services to our students, faculty, and staff.  Business and Finance supports the University’s core functions of instruction, research and community services through stewardship of financial, human resources, and administrative services.

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The University Budget Office supports the University’s leaders and its strategic planning processes by providing objective, accurate and timely information, analysis and advice to inform the decision-making and resource allocation process.  In addition, the Budget Office is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the development, allocation, processing and monitoring of the University’s annual budget.
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The mission of the WVSU Budget Office is to develop and maintain the budget for all funds of the University, and to analyze and project budget information in order to provide decision support for the University’s Administration, Board of Governors, as well as for the Higher Education Policy Commission.

Our Team

Melvin  Jones
Vice President of Business and Finance
Natasha Tyson
Executive Administrative Assistant
(304) 766-3061
Kristi Williams
Kristi  Williams
Assistant Vice President of Business & Finance
(304) 766-3026
Janis  Bennett
Director of Purchasing II
(304) 766-3010
Joyce  Chaney
Director of Human Resources
(304) 766-3156
Chief Joseph
Chief Joseph  Saunders
Director of Public Safety
(304) 766-3353
Marvin  Smith
Director of Physical Facilities
(304) 766-3181
Major William
Major William  Porterfield
Supervisor of Public Safety
(304) 766-4267
Peter Smith
Peter  Smith
Controller, Fiscal Affairs
(304) 766-3006

Melvin Jones

Melvin Jones
Vice President of Business & Finance
(304) 766-3362
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