West Virginia University Institute of Technology has named Dr. Zeljko “Z” Torbica the new dean of the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences. Currently the program director and associate clinical professor of construction management at Drexel University, Torbica has 13 years of higher education experience in both public and private universities, in addition to his international private-sector business record.
West Virginia University Institute of Technology has been selected to receive more than $1.8 million to fund the Upward Bound (UB) program. A TRIO program, UB provides support for high school participants in their precollege performance, and ultimately, in their higher education pursuits.
WVU Tech has announced the 2012-13 tuition and fees, which represent a four percent increase in university tuition, no increase in programmatic fees and a three and a half percent increase in room and board charges. The WVU Board of Governors approved the changes during the June 7, 2012 meeting in Charleston, W.Va.