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Make a Nomination

Nominations for the 2019 induction will begin in mid-October.

Deadline for applications is midnight November 30th.

Nomination Criteria

  • No more than four individuals will be inducted annually.
  • Nominations will remain active for three years and a person may be nominated again after sitting out one three-year cycle.
  • Nominations are not limited to West Virginia University graduates.

Nominees will be judged on outstanding business performance coupled with high standards of ethics. The nominee must:

  • Have an established record of distinction in his/her field and industry
  • Demonstrate a commitment to improving the community
  • Serve as a role model for business students/professionals
  • Have a clear West Virginia connection (for example: born in the state; extended years of residency; college attendance; business presence)
  • Be present to receive the award. Posthumous inductees may be represented by a family member or business associate.
For questions or more information about nominations, sponsorships, or the annual induction event, please contact the WVU College of Business and Economics at 304.293.7931 or email

Make a Nomination