FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Officials at Fairmont State University say current president Mirta Martin will remain a member of the Falcon Family. According to a press release, Marin has removed herself from the search process to be the president of Colorado Mesa University.
“I am deeply grateful for the overwhelming support of the community, and those who have wished me their best.” said Mirta M. Martin, Fairmont State University President. “I am happy to be staying home, at Fairmont State University, with our Falcon Family. I am very much looking forward to continuing to work together, as a family, with our Board of Governors, faculty, staff and students.”
President Martin is credited with bringing fiscal stability and expanding curriculum at the third-largest institution in the state. The Board of Governors is pleased to learn she will stay in Fairmont.
“We are happy that Dr. Martin has made the decision to continue her presidency at Fairmont State,” said David Goldberg, Fairmont State University Board of Governors Chairman. “We look forward to continued growth under her leadership as we move forward, together.”
The University did not furlough employees during the pandemic and has provided face-to-face instruction since August.