On August 31, WVU President Gordon Gee introduced West Virginia Forward during his remarks at the West Virginia Chamber's annual meeting and business summit in White Sulphur Springs.
- Economic roadmap for West Virginia outlined, Associated Press
Gee: WV Forward initiative to put state on a path to prosperity, The Exponent
President Gee unveils plan to move 'WV Forward', The Herald-Dispatch
Daily Mail editorial: WVU president advances ideas to move WV forward,
Making W.Va. Economy Grow, The Intelligencer
- Forward: Economic study deserves a close look, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
- Roadmap for growth: Focus needed on coalfield counties, Bluefield Daily Telegraph