WLU Joins Newly Formed Mountain East Athletic Conference

POSTED:  Aug. 20, 2012 – West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart has joined the presidents of 11 other universities, eight in West Virginia, two in Ohio and one in Virginia, to jointly announce the formation of a new all-sports collegiate athletic conference to be named the Mountain East Conference. The new 12-team league’s charter … Read More

Graphic Design Students Offer Services to Community

Graphic Design students

POSTED:  Aug. 17, 2012 – For the past 13 years, senior graphic design majors at West Liberty University have offered their skills and talents as a service to the Ohio Valley. Associate Professor James Haizlett coordinates the program. “This as an outreach to the community, helping organizations with limited budgets receive the services of our … Read More

NYC Theatrical Experience Adds Work Skills to WLU Education

Spencer Thomas, Cassie Hackbert, Professor Mike Aulick in NYC

POSTED:  Aug. 15, 2012 – West Liberty University took its show on the road this summer as Professor Michael Aulick and student Spencer Thomas were involved in the new musical, “Wh@If,” staged in New York City this July. “This was the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to direct a play at the Midtown International … Read More

WLU Appoints New Alumni Director

Shane T. Stack

POSTED:  Aug. 9, 2012 – Shane T. Stack ’10 is now the full-time director of alumni relations at West Liberty University. Stack began his duties July 1, 2012. “I am very pleased to be selected as alumni director. It is important for us to bring alumni together to support West Liberty and my hope is … Read More

New Summer Orientation Date Added!


POSTED:  Aug. 1, 2012 – In an effort to accommodate new incoming students, WLU has added another Summer Orientation date to the 2012 schedule. The additional date will be Tuesday, August 7. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. in College Hall. Some of the information that students and parents will receive at orientation: Course schedule and chance … Read More

WLU Finishes Fiscal 2012 with Continued Fundraising Success

WLU logo

POSTED:  July 30, 2012 – West Liberty University closed the books on a successful year of fundraising efforts on June 30, 2012, after receiving more than $1.76 million in philanthropic support for annual, capital and endowment needs during fiscal 2011-2012. “Our success is due to the generosity of alumni, friends and foundations, and we are … Read More

Dr. David Hanna Will Lead New Athletic Training Major

Dr. David Hanna

POSTED:  July 27, 2012 – Dr. David Hanna has been selected to lead the new athletic training major at West Liberty University and will assume his duties on Aug. 1, 2012. Hanna formerly led the athletic training department at Wheeling Jesuit University for five years. “I’m pleased to have an opportunity to develop and oversee … Read More

West Liberty University Selects Pat Garrett as Instructor of Music

Music Instructor Pat Garrett

POSTED:  July 18, 2012 — Veteran music educator Pat Garrett has been selected to join the music education faculty at West Liberty University and will begin his new position on Aug. 16, 2012. “We welcome Pat to West Liberty. His years of experience and record of teaching success will add immeasurably to our already successful music … Read More

New Home for Health Science Programs Celebrated with Groundbreaking Ceremony

President Capehart, Dr. Clyde Campbell, WLU friend Dick Dlesk.

POSTED:  July 3, 2012 – West Liberty University (WLU) celebrated the groundbreaking for its state-of-the art Campbell Hall of Health Sciences on Monday, July 2, 2012. The $23 million building is expected to be completed by November 2013. It will house six programs of study: chemistry, dental hygiene, medical laboratory sciences, nursing, speech pathology/audiology and … Read More

First Class of Physician Assistants Welcomed to Campus

Inaugural class of physician assistants at WLU

POSTED:  July 1, 2012 – The first class of West Liberty University’s new master of science in physician assistant studies had its orientation Wednesday, kicking off its first graduate program on the school’s main campus. The program’s 18 students will start classes Monday, July 2, 2012, in newly renovated and fully equipped classrooms and laboratories. … Read More