Evolving

  • Interdisciplinary Programs
    - Center for Entrepreneurship
    - Certificate in Entrepreneurship
    - University Internship Program.
  • Degree Completion Programs
    - School of Professional Studies created to provide degree completion, certificate and continuing education programs
    - Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Administration—a degree-completion program created for students who left college with a sizable number of academic credits
    and wish to finish their degree requirements in a career-focused program
    - RN to BSN Program designed for experienced nurses who wish to pursue a BSN degree
    - RBA Today Program (Regents’ Bachelor of Arts) is a degree-completion program providing credit for work-life experiences for adult learners
    - Bachelor of Applied Science developed for community and technical college students transferring with an A.A.S. degree to a baccalaureate degree program offers career-oriented areas of emphasis.
  • Internationalization Programs
    - Established the Office of International Education
    - Initiated International Student Center
    - Global Academic Exchange Program designed to facilitate the exchange of WLU students and international students has resulted in an increase of West Liberty international students from 0 in 2007 to 56 in the fall of 2011 (100% increase from fall of 2010).

Produce graduates that communicate effectively, think critically and act as good citizens

  • Hilltopper Academy created for students who need special attention in developing basic skills prior to freshman year
  • University Learning Center designed to help enrolled students improve and enhance their basic skills
  • Integrated General Studies Program begun to strengthen of reading comprehension, writing and critical thinking in general studies curriculum.