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The Reed College of Media and College of Creative Arts will merge to form the new WVU College of Creative Arts and Media as of July 1, 2024. Get details.

Valerie Burgess

Financial Manager

Valerie Burgess serves as the Financial Manager at the WVU Reed College of Media. Burgess joined the College in December 2013 and manages the financial and administrative functions of the College of Media. She works directly with the Dean to determine and oversee the financial objectives of the College.

Prior to joining the College of Media, Burgess worked in administration in the department of Physics and Astronomy at WVU. She has 17 years of experience as a pastor serving churches in the Midwest.

Burgess is a native of Pittsford, New York, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Michigan State University. Burgess also earned a Master’s of Divinity from Saint Paul School of Theology and is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.