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Bill Nevin

Bill Nevin

Adjunct Professor
Associate Vice President of Communications for the WVU Foundation

Bill Nevin is associate vice president of communications for the West Virginia University Foundation, the private fundraising arm of West Virginia University.

In his role at the Foundation, Nevin oversees all areas of internal and external communication and marketing. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2007, he spent six years with WVU News & Information Services (now University Relations/News) as assistant director and external communications manager.

A native of Ottawa, Illinois, Nevin has nearly 40 years of experience in broadcasting and announcing, having worked in news departments at radio stations in West Virginia, Illinois and Missouri. His undergraduate degree is in radio-television from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Nevin is currently the voice of the WVU Marching Band – the Pride of West Virginia. He also serves as public address announcer for WVU football at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, WVU men’s basketball at the Coliseum, WVU baseball at Monongalia County ballpark, as well as the West Virginia Black Bears minor league baseball team. He also is a freelance announcer and emcee for numerous events and voiceover projects. In 2019, Nevin was honored by the National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers as the Bob Sheppard College P.A. Announcer of the Year.

Nevin earned his master’s degree from WVU in Integrated Marketing Communications in 2006 and has been an adjunct instructor in the program since 2007. He also teaches undergraduate voice performance classes in the College of Creative Arts and Media.

Nevin and his wife Cindy have two children, Ciara and Connor, who are both WVU grads.

Past Student Feedback

  • Prof. Nevin was a constant contributor to the discussion board. He encouraged our class to interact with one another and provided us with thought–provoking questions and insight to strengthen the discussions and provide us with additional feedback for our overall marketing plan.
  • One of the best things about this course was Professor Nevin's responsiveness. I asked a lot of questions to make sure I understood the content of each assignment and Professor Nevin was very responsive to each email and was very accessible.
  • Prof. Nevin was always so quick in responding to my emails and was excellent at explaining things to me that I didn't quite understand. I honestly can't think of one negative thing during the whole eight weeks.