Frank Scafella


Profession: Retired WVU Professor/Former Councilman and Mayor

Expiration of Term: November 11, 2021

Frank Scafella (B.A. WVU, 1964; M.A. & Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1972) taught in the English Department at West Virginia University for 30 years (1969-1999). He served on Morgantown City Council for 16 years, 1991-2007, and as Mayor of Morgantown for four years (1998-2002). Now retired from WVU (1999) and from Morgantown City Council (2007), Frank joined the MUB Board in 2009 and currently serves as secretary. Frank is a native of Morgantown, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954 to 1960, and serves as executive director of the Campus Neighborhoods Revitalization Corporation, known locally as “Sunnyside Up,” on a part-time basis. Frank loves the solitude of a hunting cabin on Rich Mountain, Randolph County, and goes there with his Nikon as often as the spirit moves him.