SIGNIFICANT DATES

  • July 1, 2007: Robin C. Capehart begins service as West Liberty’s 33rd President
  • May 8, 2008: Full, ten-year re-accreditation granted by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • October 1, 2008: Graduate Program in Education begins
  • May 3, 2009: West Liberty State College becomes West Liberty University
  • August 10, 2009: Highlands Center opens
  • March 18, 2010: Softball Complex opens
  • March 30, 2012: West Liberty University celebrates 175th Anniversary as the oldest institution of higher learning in West Virginia
  • July 2, 2012: Physician Assistant Graduate Program begins
  • July 2, 2012: Official Groundbreaking for Campbell Hall, new $23 million Health Sciences building

THE FUTURE

  • Competency-Based Education
  • Alternate Teaching Certification for Content Specialists
  • Enhanced Programming for Non-Traditional/Adult Learners
  • Additional Graduate Programs
  • Expanded Health Science Programs
  • Additional National Accreditations for Academic Programs
  • Enhanced Accessibility to the Teaching-Learning Process