Guest Recital Features Piano, Strings Instructor

College Hall spring

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Sept. 18, 2015 — West Liberty University presents John Morrison in a solo piano concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25. The concert is free and open to the public and will take place in Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. “Please join me for an evening of exciting and colorful piano performances. Professor … Read More

WV Education Officials Host Meeting on Campus

One of a series of public meetings taking part across the state.

Boyle Conference Center is located on the left inside the ASRC, shown here.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Sept. 18, 2015 — West Liberty University will host the West Virginia Department of Education for a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22. The public meeting will be held in the R. Emmett Boyle Conference Center, located in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). WLU Dean of the College … Read More

Nursing Ceremony Promotes Compassionate Care

White Coat tradition marks start of academic year for junior class.

Nursing third years white coat 2015

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Sept. 17, 2015 — West Liberty University is marking the beginning of the academic year with a new White Coat Ceremony to welcome third year nursing students into the role of professional compassionate care. “We congratulate our students and encourage them to rise to their greatest potential as nurses and professionals,” said … Read More

Alumna Kacie Murray Picked as Regional Representative

Contact Kacie at 304.336.8325.

Kacie Murray, admissions representative

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Sept. 16, 2015 — West Liberty University has picked one of its own to assist prospective students with the college decision as it announced Kacie Murray as the regional admissions representative for the Eastern Panhandle and central part of the Mountain State. Murray began her duties on Aug. 16. “We are pleased … Read More

Major Gifts Give Campus Something to Cheer About

Dedications of the Charlie Annett '66 Hospitality Box & Coach Vince Monseau Wrestling Room attracted hundreds of Hilltopper Athletic fans before the Hall of Fame football game on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Charlie and Letty Annett at the Sept. 11 dedication.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Sept. 14, 2015 — Two significant alumni gifts to West Liberty University gave the campus something to cheer about in a big way recently. The Charlie Annett Hospitality Box and the Coach Vince Monseau Wrestling Room were both dedicated on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11 and 12, respectively. The Annett Hospitality Box offers … Read More

National Business Leader Selected as Chief Human Resources Officer

New leader starts Oct. 1.

Diana Harto CHRO

WEST LIBERTY, Sept. 10, 2015 — West Liberty University has selected Wheeling resident Diana Harto as its new chief human resources officer.  She replaces Vice President of Human Resources Jim Stultz who retired this past July. Harto begins her duties Oct. 1.  “Diana was the unanimous choice of our selection committee that met and interviewed … Read More

Four Presidential Finalists Announced

Final four includes two women, two men.


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Sept. 8, 2015 — West Liberty University’s Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Governors today announced the names of the four finalists for the position of 35th president of West Liberty University. “We are pleased to reveal the names of four excellent leaders, selected after months of vetting and interviews. We … Read More

Six to Enter Athletic Hall of Fame

Inductees are guests of honor at a social gathering in the lobby of the ASRC from 8:30-9 a.m. with breakfast and the formal induction ceremony to follow at 9 a.m., Sept. 12 in the R. Emmett Boyle Conference Center. Open to the public.

The Boyle Conference Center and the lobby of the ASRC will be the site of the reception and breakfast ceremony.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – The 35th annual induction ceremony for the West Liberty University Athletic Hall of Fame will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the university’s Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. This year’s class includes Jim Calhoun (football), Dave Coffaro (track and field), Tara Elkin (women’s tennis), Kevin Higgins (men’s basketball), Tom Moore (wrestling) … Read More

New Faculty, Staff Join campus to provide the Best Student Experience

From left Joe Greathouse,

WEST LIBERTY, Sept. 2, 2015 — Another academic year has begun and new employees can be seen on the Hilltop performing their duties of educating students and serving the needs of students. New faculty members include: Sarah Brammer, assistant professor and academic coordinator of Physician Assistant Studies Master’s Program. Brammer is an alumna of WLU, … Read More

Student Film Festival Ready to Roll

Students have just 48 hours to complete a 6-10 minute film, then compete for prizes.

Students work in a digital design class in the Media Arts Center.

WEST LIBERTY, WV, Sept. 1, 2015 — Plans are underway for the first West Liberty University 48-Hour Film Festival to be held September 18 – 20 and ending with a screening and awards ceremony at Marquee Cinemas, located at the Highlands Shopping Complex. All currently enrolled students from West Liberty University are eligible to participate. … Read More