For the 2017 session of the West Virginia Legislature, Benjamin Spurlock, a graduate student in public administration, was selected as a Rollins Scholar. He is assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee. A Dunbar, W.Va. native, Spurlock served as a 2014 Frasure-Singleton Intern for the state legislature. Walter Rollins Scholars participate in the lawmaking process by researching relevant issues, preparing for floor deliberations and monitoring legislative activity.
Professor of Public Administration Christopher Plein is the WVU faculty contact for Rollins Scholars.