West Virginia State University Named a Best Company to Work for in West Virginia

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July 9, 2020
West Virginia State University Named a Best Company to Work for in West Virginia

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) has been recognized as one of the best companies to work for in the state of West Virginia by Zippia, a website that helps job seekers find new career paths.

In recognizing WVSU, Zippia cited the institution’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as its mission as a land-grant university to constantly add new programs and services to better serve the needs of students and the surrounding community.

“This recognition shows what we have known all along, that West Virginia State University is a great place to work, and that we treat our employees like family,” said WVSU Interim President Dr. R. Charles Byers. “This commitment also shows through in our employees’ dedication to our students and providing them a world class educational experience.”

Zippia also cited the average length of service of employees at WVSU noting on average American workers usually stay at a job for 4.6 years, but employees at West Virginia State stay with the university an average of 12.8 years.

To read the full Zippia profile recognizing the University, click here.

Zippia's goal is to empower people with the information and tools to achieve their career aspirations. By providing an intelligent and personalized resource for job seekers, they can help answer career questions, help people make better-informed career decisions, and help people achieve their career plans. For more information about the company and their ranking methodology, click here.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
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