•  Meet Sam Godby, a graduate student pursuing a Master of Arts in Education. “My favorite part about Marshall University is the campus, itself,” he says. Read more about Sam in the latest volume of Artifacts of Appreciation.

    The Autumn 2017 Edition of Articles of Gratitude is now available.


  • Scholarship Honor Brunch 2017

    Marshall University donors and current recipients of privately funded scholarships honored April 8, 2017 at the Scholarship Honor Brunch.


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    Brad Smith Names Foundation Hall

    The Marshall University Foundation Hall was re-named for Brad D. Smith, generous benefactor to the foundation and a loyal alum, in a ceremony on October 30, 2015. “Brad epitomizes the foundation’s core value of diversity, pride, respect and integrity,” said Dr. Ron Area, CEO of the Marshall Foundation.


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The Foundation, in collaboration with Marshall University’s

Office of Development, secures private financial support for the University and encourages alumni giving by offering a variety of ways to give. Every dollar contributed helps students attend Marshall, provides funds to grow and improve
facilities, and enhances curriculum. This all starts with the desire to support excellence at Marshall.


Why Giving Matters


West Virginia Area Public Colleges Named Good Value

West Virginia Public Broadcasting recently examined the cost to attend college in comparison to salary. Four schools meet or exceed the nation earning power in West Virginia, and two schools, Marshall University and West Virginia University, equal or surpass the average national graduation rate of 44%.

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