The Commission on Higher Education (CHED), by virtue of CMO No. 38, series of 2015, has designated WVSU as Center for Development in Agriculture, Forestry and Nursing.
Section 8 (f) of RA No. 7222 otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994”, provides that CHED develops centers that can spearhead the nation’s thrust towards development. Thus, the Commission has designated Centers of Excellence (COE) and Centers of Development (COD) among higher education institutions in the country. These COEs and CODs shall serve as catalysts for the development of world class scholarships and nation building.
The designation of the CODs will be valid for three years, effective January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.
Meanwhile, WVSU is currently Center of Excellence in Teacher Education, the validity of which shall be until March 31, 2016.