Dr. Angela Rehbein Edits Special Issue of “Women’s Writing”

Examines British women writers of the Romantic Period.


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 13, 2015 — West Liberty University Professor Dr. Angela Rehbein is a featured editor for a recent special issue of Women’s Writing. Rehbein co-edited volume 22, issue 2 of the peer-review publication Women’s Writing with Professor Andrew O. Winckles of Adrian College, located in Michigan. The issue seeks to showcase new … Read More

Ron Witt ’92 Named Executive Director of Alumni, Community Relations

Ron Witt, alumni director 2015

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 10, 2015 — West Liberty University named longtime employee Ronald “Ron” Witt, Jr. to the position of executive director of alumni and community relations recently. Witt has served the University in various administrative roles over the past 18 years, most recently as executive director of University Planning. “Over the years, I … Read More

Athletic Trainers Respond Quickly at Pittsburgh Pirate Game

Featured in sports coverage at time of incident and in national monthly magazine.


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 7, 2015 — A pair of West Liberty University athletic trainers gained national attention for their swift and professional response to a frightening situation at a Major League Baseball Game earlier this season. After advancing to their sixth straight NCAA Division II “Sweet 16,” players and coaches from the Hilltoppers’ men’s … Read More

WLU to Host Women’s Basketball Camp  

July 12 - 14, 2015


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – The defending Mountain East Conference champion West Liberty University women’s basketball team will host the annual WLU Women’s Basketball Camp July 12-14 at the ASRC. Coach Lynn Ullom’s Lady Hilltoppers are riding high after sweeping the MEC’s regular-season and tournament championships to earn the 13th NCAA Division II Tournament bid of … Read More

Spring 2015 Dean’s List Announced

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 27, 2015 — West Liberty University announces its Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance during Spring Semester 2015. Students must attain a 3.50 grade point academic average and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours to qualify for this honor. A total of 664 students achieved Dean’s List honors this semester: … Read More

New Student Orientation Gives Incoming Class Chance to get Comfortable

Nine new student programs offered over the summer.

Bryce Coleman and Dominic Vagnier, both incoming freshman, are members of the Hilltopper wrestling team.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 26, 2015 — New Student Orientation and Registration Sessions are held at West Liberty University throughout the summer and offer incoming students, their parents or guardians, a chance to get comfortable with college. Designated by college major, the daylong event includes everything from campus tours to lunch. But the most important … Read More

Lary Loew Golf Scramble Draws 28 Teams

Funds raised support football scholarships

From left, Loew sisters Sharon Saseen and Brenda Thomas, Lary's companion Colleen Blon and Alumni Director Ron Witt pose with the life-size cardboard cutout of Lary.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 24, 2015 – The Lary Loew Hilltopper Golf Scramble brought alumni and community supporters of West Liberty University together and resulted in increased support for athletic scholarships on the Hilltop. Held at the Arnold Palmer Golf Course, Oglebay Resort, this past Monday, 28 teams of four participated in the scramble named … Read More

Student Emily Unnone Caters to Stars at Greenbrier Classic

Paid internship at PGA Tour event is perfect career builder for senior!

Emily Unnone @ Greenbriar

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 22, 2015 — It’s every golf fanatic’s dream, the Greenbrier Classic. Taking place this summer from June 29 – July 5, the PGA Tour FedEx Cup event attracts golfers and their fans from all over the world and features a purse of $6,700,000 and more than 1,400 volunteers. West Liberty University … Read More

Music Department Well Represented at Heinz Memorial Chapel Reopening

Professor Linda Cowan, alumnus Ryan Keeling perform.

Heinz Chapel reopening program

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 19, 2015 — West Liberty University Professor of Music Linda Cowan performed at the June 18, 2015 Grand Reopening Celebration of Pittsburgh’s Heinz Memorial Chapel. She is a member of Pittsburgh-based OvreArts resident ensemble of Heinz Chapel and WLU’s chair of the Department of Music and Theater. Additionally the music director … Read More

New Foundation Board Members Announced

Emeritus status awarded to R. Clark Morton, G. Randolph Worls

Donna and Bruce Berlage

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 17, 2015 — West Liberty University Foundation recently announced the appointment of new board members Bruce and Donna Berlage and Gregory Stewart. Alumna Donna Waugh Berlage earned an associate degree in dental hygiene and a Bachelor of Science in Education at West Liberty. She worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist for … Read More