WLU Student Jeremy Helms Dies

30-year-old West Liberty student Jeremy Helms died in an on campus apartment on Thursday, August 26th, 2010. West Liberty University Campus Police are now heading the investigation following efforts working with local law enforcement, including the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office.  Authorities have determined that no foul play is suspected. Helms was a senior business major … Read More

WLU Announces Fifth Consecutive Year of Enrollment Increase

West Liberty University officials have announced an increase in enrollment for the 2010 fall semester. Registrar and Executive Director of Enrollment Services Scott Cook reports 2,590 students were enrolled at WLU on the first day of classes.  This marks the fifth consecutive year of enrollment increase and a 4.5 percent increase from 2009. “Our continuing … Read More

New Faculty Investiture and Class of 2014 Matriculation and Convocation Opens Fall Semester at West Liberty University

Members of the Class of 2014 at West Liberty University prepare to sign the student roll as part of the annual Matriculation ceremony.

As part of West Liberty University’s preparation for a new academic year, WLU opened the fall semester with a New Faculty Investiture and Class of 2014 Matriculation and Convocation at 4:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, in the arena of the Academic Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). President Robin Capehart addressed the new faculty members … Read More

West Liberty University Welcomes New Faculty Members

West Liberty University is pleased to welcome its newest faculty members. New faculty gathered on campus on Wednesday, August 18th for orientation, before classes being on August 23rd. New faculty members include: Dr. John Aulerich; Associate Professor of Finance, Dr. Allan M. Bedashi; Program Director Physician Assistant Studies, David Blowers; Clinical Director Physician Assistant Studies, … Read More

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Approves New Degree Program at WLU

BLA Program to Provide Education Opportunities for Adult Learners The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) has approved a new degree program at West Liberty University. The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Administration (BLA) Program is an accelerated degree completion program for adult learners (at least age 23) whose opportunities for securing … Read More

WLU’s Charles O’Data Final Presenter of 2010 Financial Planning Seminar Series “Financial Planning in Uncertain Times”

The seventh and final session of West Liberty University’s 2010 Financial Planning Seminar Series titled “Financial Planning in Uncertain Times,” will feature Charles O’Data, a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) with West Liberty University. O’Data will deliver the seminar, “Income Retention and Philanthropy: How Charitable Trusts, Gift Annuities, and Life Insurance Can be Structured to … Read More

Mineral Rights Executive Tim Greene Joins WLU Financial Planning Series

For the sixth session of West Liberty University’s Financial Planning Seminar Series titled “Financial Planning in Uncertain Times,” Tim Greene, Owner/Engineer with Land and Mineral Management and Secretary/Treasurer of the National Association of Royalty Owners will serve as the featured speaker. Greene will deliver the seminar ”Understanding Mineral Rights: Coal, Gas and Oil” on Thursday, … Read More

Inaugural WLU Science Summit at Oglebay Resort

West Liberty University kicked off its first ever Science Summit Monday, July 26th at Oglebay Resort. The Summit is part of an effort to generate ideas that will foster the expansion of the West Liberty University College of Sciences. “In science, you have to keep up – you cannot fall behind,” President Robin Capehart said … Read More

Three Years as Host of Governor’s School for the Arts Draws to a Close

GSA-2010-Dance

GSA Website West Liberty University’s College of Arts and Communications has completed the third and final year as host of the West Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts with closing ceremonies Saturday afternoon, July 17th. The Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) invites West Virginia high school sophomores who exhibit talent in the literary, performing … Read More

Hazlett, Burt & Watson’s Bernadette M. Smith Joins WLU Financial Planning Series

For the fifth session of West Liberty University’s 2010 Financial Planning Seminar Series titled “Financial Planning in Uncertain Times”, local investment adviser Bernadette M. Smith, Senior Vice President/Investments with the firm of Hazlett, Burt & Watson, Inc. of Wheeling will serve as the featured speaker. Smith will deliver the seminar ”Crisis of Confidence: How Today’s … Read More