McCuskey Hall is named for Roy McCuskey, who graduated in the 1905 class of The West Virginia Conference Seminary. After completing the Classical Course, he then continued on in the college level work, and graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1908.
Dr. McCuskey went on to Seminary at Boston University to earn his S.T.B. in 1911, and served as a pastor in the West Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He served as a trustee of the college from 1921-1931, when he was chosen to be the president of the college. He served in that capacity from 1931-1941.