West Virginia University’s ‘State of Minds’ campaign tops $1B goal

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University has achieved a historic milestone in its private fundraising efforts, surpassing the $1 billion goal in its “State of Minds” campaign more than a year before the deadline, University and WVU Foundation announced Friday (Sept. 30).

Alumni and friends of WVU contributed $1,003,650,037 to the campaign through Aug. 31, officials said during a special announcement at Erickson Alumni Center with Foundation and University representatives, donors and friends present, putting WVU on a list with only 36 other four-year public universities across the country that have successfully raised more than $1 billion.

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