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

WLU Forms International Education Alliance

West Liberty University has announced an alliance with Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU) in China, which will allow students from each school to study at the other. During the 2010-11 academic school year, WLU education majors will have the chance to travel to ZJNU for a two-week study tour of the local public schools. In addition, … Read More

WLU Admissions to Host Black & Gold Day on Sat., Sept. 25th

Black & Gold Day Saturday, September 25th, 2010 Registration: 9:30-10:00 am | Program: 10:00am-1:00pm Learn More – Click Here – Black & Gold Day Page Black & Gold Days are designed to give prospective students and their families an opportunity to learn more about West Liberty University while visiting our hilltop campus.  Listed below is a typical agenda that … Read More

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