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:

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

Chris Stirewalt Addresses Large Crowd at WLU’s Center for Economic Philosophy Economics Club Luncheon


WLU’s Center for Economic Philosophy hosted Chris Stirewalt, Political Analyst for FOX News, at Monday’s Economics Club Luncheon at WesBanco Arena’s Health Plan Pavilion. Stirewalt is the digital politics editor for FOX News His daily political tip sheet is seen by tens of thousands of subscribers to FOX’s political app for iPhones and iPads. Stirewalt also … Read More

WLU Professor Receives Article of the Year Award


WLU Interim Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dr. Robert Kruse, is the recipient of the Southeastern Geographer Outstanding Article for this year. His article “ The Geographical Imagination of Barack Obama: Representing Race and Space in America” was selected by committee members on the following criteria: (a) scholarship of exceptional merit and quality that … Read More