Gov. Manchin Appoints Three to West Liberty University BOG

Gov. Joe Manchin III has appointed three people to the West Liberty University Board of Governors. First Senatorial District representative Brian Joseph (Triadelphia, W. Va.) will serve a term ending on June 30, 2014.  He is an Independent, and this is a reappointment. Joseph co-founded Touchstone Research Laboratory in Wheeling, W.Va. in 1980. He has … Read More

2010 Homecoming A Success

WLU celebrated Homecoming with a weekend pack full of events. Alumni filled the campus on Saturday morning to take part in activities that included the parade, tailgating and the homecoming festival with food and games. The WLU football team defeated Glenville State 47-21 in front of a packed house. At halftime Andre “Moon” Robinson and … Read More

WLU to Host Call For Papers Fall Meeting

West Liberty University and The West Virginia Association of College English Teachers (WVACET) announces a Call for Papers Fall meeting on Oct. 15-16 at WLU. Registration will take place on Oct. 15 from 4:00-5:30 p.m., at the Boyle Conference Center (ASRC Building). The event will continue on Oct. 16 beginning at 7:30 a.m. Dinner will … Read More

2010 Homecoming Celebration at West Liberty University

2010 Miss West Virginia & WLU Grad Cali Young

West Liberty University will celebrate its annual homecoming Oct. 7-10, featuring a full slate of activities for students, alumni and friends of the University. The week of events will kick-off with the WLU Alumni Association “Wall of Honor” induction ceremony held at the College Union in the Alumni Lounge on Thursday, Oct. 7.  This year … Read More

WLU Hosts Johns Hopkins University Sociologist Dr. Joyce Epstein for Hughes Lecture Series

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West Liberty University will host Johns Hopkins University Sociologist Dr. Joyce Epstein as this semester’s Hughes Lecturer. Epstein’s lecture, “A Base on Which to Build: Advances in Theory, Research, and Practical Programs of School, Family, and Community Partnerships,” will be held on Tuesday, October 5 at 4 p.m. in the Boyle Conference Center on WLU’s … Read More

Hilltoppers Set to Shine Under Thursday Night Lights on CBS College Sports National Telecast


The national television spotlight will turn its unblinking eye on the West Liberty University football team Thursday night as the Hilltoppers’ game at Fairmont State will be televised live to more than 30 million households from coast-to-coast. The CBS College Sports Network has selected this week’s West Liberty-Fairmont State game as part of its six-game … Read More

Four WLU Students Travel to Washington D.C. For Internships

Four West Liberty University students spent the summer gaining work experience in Washington D.C. while earning academic credit. Students Jennifer Cessna, Nicole Williamson, William Voegelin, and Mike Hewitt worked for both federal and public organizations. “These students spent 10 intensive weeks living and working in Washington, D.C. and experiencing all that our nation’s Capital has … Read More

University of Dayton History Professor to Speak at WLU Economics Luncheon

A University of Dayton history professor will address the next meeting for the Center for Economic Philosophy: A BB&T Program at West Liberty University. The event will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Lunch will be served at 11:30am in the West Meeting Room at WesBanco Arena. Dr. Larry Schweikart received his Ph.D. in History … Read More

National Publication Lists WLU Among Best Schools in the Nation


U. S. News and World Report Ranks West Liberty as Tier One School West Liberty University has been ranked among the nation’s best by U. S. News and World Report in their annual “Best Colleges” guide. Out of more than 1,800 colleges and universities profiled, WLU ranked 49th in the South Region and was listed … Read More