Alumni Wall of Honor Nominations Approaching Deadline

The West Liberty University Alumni Association Board of Directors instituted a project in 1990 to showcase our very successful graduates of the University.  This project is named the “Alumni Wall of Honor.” It is a dramatic way to honor some of the University’s most distinguished alumni. It eloquently displays the pride we hold in the … Read More

WLU Jazz Ensemble Tonight

Tonight, the West Liberty University Jazz Ensemble will present an evening of big band music in tribute to the legendary Count Basie.  The concert will feature a unique multimedia “informance” about the life and music of Count Basie.  The concert begins at 7:30 PM tonight in College Hall, and is free and open to the public.  If … Read More

Grammy Award-Winner to Perform at WLU

April 10 concert free and open to public The public is invited to a free concert performed by Grammy Award-winning opera star Faith Esham at West Liberty University’s Elbin Auditorium on Sunday, April 10 at 3 p.m.   Esham won her Grammy from her recording as principal soloist in the highly acclaimed film, Carmen, in which she appeared opposite Placido Domingo … Read More

Hilltop Players Presents “A Company of Wayward Saints”

The Hilltop Players will present the Spring performance, “A Company of Wayward Saints,” April 7-9 and 14-16 in Kelly Theater on WLU’s main campus.   In the George Herman production, the company is a commedia dell’ arte group who wander by mistake into the eye of an allegory. They are humanity, wayward saints all, who are … Read More

Wheeling to Welcome Global Banking Leader as Dinner Speaker

Former chief of BB&T to address community at Oglebay dinner April 7; Guest of West Liberty University’s Economics Club WEST LIBERTY – The recently-retired chairman and C.E.O. of banking giant BB&T Corporation will be in Wheeling next month, the featured speaker at a dinner hosted by the West Liberty University Economics Club. John A. Allison … Read More

WLU Names New Provost and Vice President

President Robin Capehart announced two new senior administrators at West Liberty University during a press conference today. Dr. Anthony Koyzis (pro: KOYzis) has been named the new Provost and James Stultz, the new Vice President for Human Resources. They will replace the retiring Dr. John McCullough and Brian Warmuth respectively. “Both Dr. Koyzis and Mr. … Read More

Hughes Lecture Series Presents Author Darrin Doyle

The Hughes Lecture Series is proud to present our spring Hughes Lecturer, Darrin Doyle. He will present on Wednesday, March 30, with 2 opportunities to hear him speak. Doyle will be appearing at Speakeasy on March 30 at noon in the Social Room of the Chapel (lunch is free for students).  In addition, Doyle will deliver the official Hughes … Read More

WLU Men’s Basketball Making History, Final Four NCAA Tournament Game Tonight!

Broadcast coverage of West Liberty University’s  bid for the NCAA Division II national basketball championship will be carried on six media outlets to complement play-by-play coverage on West Liberty Sports Network Live. The excitement is accessible on radio/audio: WLTV-14 (live audio with scoreboard) KISS-FM (95.7) (Wheeling) WKKX 1600-AM (Wheeling) 1490-AM ESPN Radio (Charleston) 91.5 WGLZ … Read More

Humanities Department Chair to Present “Oz and the Indians,” as Part of the President’s Colloquium Series

Dr. Waller Hastings, Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Humanities Department will present “Oz and the Indians,” as part of the President’s Colloquium Series, on March 22 at Noon in the Alumni Room of the Student Union. Hastings will focus on the editorials of L. Frank Baum, author of The Wizard of Oz and … Read More

Hughes Lecture Series To Host An Evening of Poetry

As part of the Hughes Lecture Series, join us for an Evening of Poetry in the Emmett Boyle Conference Room in the ASRC on Tuesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. Four regional writers: Dave Thomas, Marc Harshman, CJ Farnsworth, and Liz Langemak, will read their poetry. Samuel Hazo, the first State Poet of Pennsylvania and … Read More