AD Jim Watson Retires After 44 Years

From left, Dr. Aaron Huffman shakes hands with mentor retiring AD Jim Watson.

Dr. Aaron Huffman Named Interim WEST LIBERTY, May 20, 2015 — West Liberty University’s long serving athletic director is retiring on June 30, 2015. This announcement was shared with the media at a 9:30 a.m. news conference held today in Boyle Conference Center. Watson served as athletic director for 26 years and was employed at … Read More

Students Name Michael Aulick Professor of the Year

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 18, 2015 — West Liberty University students presented Michael Aulick with its Professor of the Year Award for 2015. The presentation was made by Student Government Association Vice President Jeffrey Tice, of Chester, W.Va. at the annual Spring Honors Convocation. The students nominate and vote on professor of the year every … Read More

New Student Government Leaders Plan on Transformative Year

SGA officers 2015-2016, Megan Bobes, Allyson Ashworth

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 13, 2015 — As the 2014 – 2015 school year drew to a close, West Liberty University’s Student Government Association welcomed a new president and vice president. Allyson Ashworth, Hamlin, W.Va., will serve as president of SGA. Megan Bobes, Elkins, W.Va., will become the vice president. Both are rising seniors, highly … Read More

Spring Commencement, Class of 2015

Dental Hygiene graduates

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 9, 2015 — West Liberty University held its Spring 2015 Commencement at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Numbering 385 candidates, the Spring Class of 2015 included the following students: West Liberty University Honor Graduates Students graduating summa cum laude (highest honors) are Rachel … Read More

Commencement 2015 Brings Advice to Embrace Change 

Graduating speaker Samuel Miller and Interim President Dr. John McCullough.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 9, 2015 — West Liberty University Interim President Dr. John McCullough presided over the Spring Commencement exercises held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Pittsburgh banking leader and WLU alumna Kristina “Kris” K. Williams delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2015, … Read More

Liber Society Welcomes Three Scholars

Liber Society

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 7, 2015 — West Liberty University recently inducted three new members into its Liber Society at an 8 a.m. breakfast held in Liberty Oaks Alumni House. Jillian M. Laslo, Nicole Sadecky and Rachel Wurster were selected to join the women’s honor society on April 17. Laslo is from Shadyside, Ohio and … Read More

Order of the Torch Welcomes Seven for Spring 2015

From left, Coach Jim Crutchfield, Joshua Taylor, Anthony Panebianco, Ben Rogers, C. J. Hester, Dan Lukich and Dr. Zac Loughman, gather after the Order of the Torch ceremony.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 6, 2015 — Five West Liberty University students and two faculty members were welcomed into the Order of the Torch honorary society, Wednesday, April 29 in a ceremony held in the alumni room located in College Union. Graduating seniors C.J. Hester, West Mifflin, Pa., Anthony Panebianco, Wintersville, Ohio and Ben Rogers, Woodstock, … Read More

Choir Presents “Charity & Love” Concert

Dr. Scott Glysson conducts the choir in rehearsal.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 28, 2015 — Beautiful choral music performed by the West Liberty University Concert Choir will be presented in a Mother’s Day concert called, “Charity and Love.” The 3 p.m., Sunday, May 10 performance will take place at Vance Presbyterian Church, Wheeling and is open to the public. “We will perform the … Read More

Faculty Assist in Active WV 2020: Physical Activity Plan


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 4, 2015 — Melissa Hudson and Kathleen Wack, faculty members from West Liberty University’s Department of Health and Human Performance, recently attended the 2015 West Virginia Physical Activity Symposium and were instrumental in designing a healthy initiative for the Mountain State. “It was amazing to be in a room with so … Read More