Interim President Dr. John McCullough Responds to Building Closure Plan  

 “Nothing will be done to jeopardize our outstanding academic programs in art and music.” – Dr. John McCullough WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 22, 2015 — West Liberty University Interim President Dr. John McCullough today responded to student, faculty and staff concerns on the possible closure of three campus buildings. “Options are being reviewed and no … Read More

Red Carpet Excitement is Part of Great Gala Drama


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 21, 2015 — West Liberty University’s annual Great Gala has a new feature this spring — a Red Carpet entrance, complete with fashion commentators and drama. WesBanco is the title sponsor for this year’s Great Gala, which takes on a Hollywood theme. The evening of dining, dancing and supporting higher education is … Read More

Pittsburgh Banking Leader Kris Williams to Deliver Commencement Address


West Liberty, W.Va., April 21, 2015 — Pittsburgh banking leader and WLU alumna Kristina K. Williams will deliver the commencement address at West Liberty University’s Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Interim President Dr. John McCullough will preside at the … Read More

Student Team Selected to Lead Krise Hall Lounge Renovation

Hayden Blazer and Miranda Schnell submitted the winning design for Krise Hall lounge.

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 20, 2015 — Springtime is the time for home improvements and students at West Liberty University joined the effort as the winners of the Krise Hall Lounge renovation contest were announced recently. “The winning student design team is Hayden Blazer and Miranda Snell,” Marcella Snyder said. Snyder is the director of Housing … Read More

WLU Celebrates Environmental Education with Day of Demonstrations

Sustainability Class 2015

Editor’s Note: Media Relations Intern Richard Tyler, a public relations major from St. Clairsville, Ohio, prepared this press release. WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 16, 2015 — West Liberty University is celebrating its third Annual WLU Environmental Education Day on Wednesday, April 22 with a special demonstration at 1 p.m. on the quad. Also planned is a … Read More

Members of Presidential Search Committee Announced

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 15, 2015 — The names of those serving on the West Liberty University Presidential Search Committee were approved today at a 4 p.m. Board of Governors meeting held in historic Shaw Hall. Chairman of the Board of Governors George Couch named the members of the WLU community who will lead the … Read More

Landing Zone Safety & Tactical Response Training at Highlands Center


WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 10, 2015 — West Liberty University is offering a training program for first responders and school administrators that addresses concerns on landing zone safety and tactical response in instances when a helicopter must be used for emergency transport. The training will take place from 6 – 10 p.m., Tuesday, April 14 … Read More