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Mission Statement

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee established a Bureaucracy SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) Committee in 2014 with the sole mission of cutting bureaucracy to create savings, which can then be redirected into the core mission of the University. The Committee members have become known as “Bureaucracy Busters.”

Their primary goal is to identify existing University policies and processes which are overly complicated and limit our ability to think big and be strategic. 

“Bureaucracy Busters” are committed to:

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    We want to hear from faculty, staff, students and others who have suggestions that will help the University save time and money. All submissions are anonymous, unless you provide your contact info.

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    Share Your Success

    Bureaucracy Busters are designed to simplify, save time and money. How has an updated policy or procedure helped you?

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    Something Not Working?

    We believe there is always room to improve. Let us know if a new policy or process needs more explanation, better training or attention.

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