WLU NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF MAJOR GIFTS

Angie Zambito has been named the new Director of Major Gifts in the Office of Institutional Advancement at West Liberty University.  Zambito joined WLU in March 2010 as a Development Officer and quickly advanced to her current position.   Reporting directly to Jason Koegler, VP of Institutional Advancement, Zambito’s primary responsibilities will include engaging individual … Read More

EMBL SUMMER INSTITUTE BEING HELD ON CAMPUS

The Emerging Minority Business Leaders (EMBL) Summer Institute is currently at West Liberty University until June 24, 2011.  This is the fourth year that WLU has hosted the two-week entrepreneurial program for students from across the country and internationally.   EMBL is currently funded through the Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency.  The goal … Read More

ERIC BOVAIRD NAMED HEAD COACH AT CHAMINADE

WLU’s men’s basketball assistant coach Eric Bovaird has been hired as head men’s basketball coach at perennial NCAA Division II West Region powerhouse Chaminade University. Bovaird replaces Matt Mahar on the Silverswords’ sidelines. After six outstanding seasons at Chaminade, Mahar returned to the mainland last month when he was hired as head coach of NCAA Division … Read More

WLU NAMES KOEGLER VP OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

Jason Koegler has been named the new Vice President of Institutional Advancement at West Liberty University.  After three years in the Office of Development at West Liberty, Koegler was chosen to lead the newly formed Office of Institutional Advancement.   “I am extremely excited to take on this new venture at the University. I am … Read More

WLU ANNOUNCES SPRING 2011 DEAN’S

West Liberty University announces those students who have been named to the 2011 Dean’s list for the Spring semester. Students with a minimum of a 3.5 GPA are given this honor. All members of the Spring 2011 Dean’s List are listed below by County/City and then by State/City.   Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City Tuan Tran … Read More

GOLF SCRAMBLE SET FOR JUNE 27TH

The WLU “Scramble Fore Scholarships”  is set for Monday, June 27, 2011 at the Arnold Palmer Golf Course Oglebay Park in Wheeling. All proceeds go to  support the West Liberty University Football Program. The scramble will begin at 11 am with registration and lunch. Golfing will being at 1 pm shotgun start and dinner and awards to follow at the end … Read More

Cross Country Coach Leads By Example

West Liberty men’s and women’s cross country coach Eric Laughlin is rapidly becoming a household name in the marathon world. The 41-year-old Hilltopper coach turned in yet another impressive performance, running away with the Masters Division (40-and-over) title at the prestigious Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday May 15. Laughlin wound his way through 26.2 miles of cool, … Read More

New Website Answers Many Questions For Potential BLA Students

The West Liberty University Highlands Center plays host to the University’s BLA Program. The BLA Program  (BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION) is a degree completion program geared for the nontraditional student that has completed some college credit.   The new website was structured to give students and the community easier access to … Read More

Gary E. West College of Business Launches New Website!

WLU’s Gary E. West College of Business has launched its new academic website. The new site will be more interactive for prospective students, current students and alumni of WLU and the Gary E. West College of Business.   WLU’s Director of Publications, Whitney Inkster commented, “This is just the first of many new college sites … Read More

A nationally known expert on economics, history, politics and government will be in West Virginia later this week.

Author Amity Shlaes who wrote The Forgotten Man, a history of the Great Depression and Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, isscheduled to speak Wednesday in Wheeling. She says there are lessons from the New Deal era that U.S. officials should be applying now.  “When somebody in charge is unpredictable, it makes everybody else nervous.  That’s something we … Read More