WLU College of Education Receives $228,000 Grant

The West Liberty University College of Education has received a $228,000 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to create two elementary lab schools in Ohio County. “The grant will be used to create two elementary lab schools in our College of Education, one with a private school and one with a public school,” explained … Read More

2009 WLU Grad, Cali Young Competes for Miss America Title


Saturday, Jan.15 at 9:00 PM EST on ABC Miss West Virginia and 2009 West Liberty University graduate, Cali Young, will compete with 52 other contestants for the title of “Miss America.” We invite you to tune-in and support Cali in her achievement. For those in the Tri-State area, The Station Grille on Route 2 at … Read More

Day Classes Canceled on WLU’s Main Campus

Due to the condition of route 88  (snowfall and road construction), day classes on Wednesday, Jan. 12 are canceled on the main campus.   Evening classes, those scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. or later, will be held. Classes at the Highlands Center will be held as scheduled.

It’s Unanimous! West Liberty Men’s Basketball is No. 1 in the Nation

West Liberty University’s unbeaten men’s basketball team made history on Tuesday when Coach Jim Crutchfield’s Hilltoppers were ranked No. 1 in the weekly NCAA Division II national Top 25 coaches’ poll compiled by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). More: http://www.hilltoppersports.com/news/2011/1/11/MBB_0111114208.aspx

Tuesday Evening Classes Canceled

Due to snowfall, night classes (classes that start 4:00 p.m. or later ) have been canceled for Tuesday, Jan. 11 2011. This includes classes on the main campus and at the Highlands Center.   To receive additional WLU closing and information via text, sign up for TopperNet.

West Liberty University Announces Dean’s List for Fall 2010 Semester

West Liberty University announced its Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2010. WLU has Dean’s List members from eight countries and multiple states including Florida and California. All members of the Fall 2010 Dean’s List are listed below by County/City and then by State/City. Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Tuan Tran Le Ukraine Kharkiv … Read More

WLU Highlands Center To Host Governor’s Highway Safety Program

The WLU Highlands Center will host the Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) for Child Passenger Safety on Saturday, Dec.18 from Noon to 3 p.m. This grant-funded program provides materials, training and supplies needed to educate the public on Child Passenger Safety. Certified officers from the Wheeling Police Department as well as WLU Campus Police will … Read More

Randy Worls Delivers Keynote Address to 167 Graduates at Fall Commencement

Worls, CEO of the Oglebay Foundation, will deliver the Commencement address to 167 graduates

West Liberty University held its Fall Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 11, 2010, in the Academic Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Graduates, guests and families filled the ASRC on Saturday morning. Mr. Randolph Worls, CEO of the Oglebay Foundation, delivered the Commencement address. He encouraged students to stay involved with WLU even after graduation. He … Read More

WLU Announces 2010 Fall Graduates and Honor Graduates

West Liberty University President Robin C. Capehart will confer degrees to 167 students during the fall commencement on Saturday, December 11. Ceremonies will begin at 11 a.m. in the Academic Sports and Recreation Complex. Mr. Randolph Worls, CEO of the Oglebay Foundation, will deliver the Commencement address. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. for guest … Read More