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September 6, 2020

          West Liberty University reopens its search for a new president after Dr. Robert Colvin made the decision to withdraw from the running concluding his visit to campus, according to Rich...

Academic Rules Relaxed during COVID-19 Crisis

Academic Rules Relaxed during COVID-19 Crisis
April 3, 2020

          West Liberty University students have one less thing to worry about during the COVID-19 crisis as GPA requirements for scholarships have been eased up.           “To ensure students...

Summer classes are priceless for college students

Summer classes are priceless for college students
March 29, 2019

As high school students, many of us would’ve dreaded the idea of attending summer school. It takes away the free time you gain during the summer and you must spend another three months doing schoolwork....

LCD offers aid for students wanting to ace midterms

February 25, 2019

With midterms quickly approaching students are scrambling to turn in assignments and get ready for their exams. One of the ways in which students can prep for their exams is to visit the Learning and Student...

New healthcare MBA professor joins WLU staff

January 28, 2019

By Media Relations   West Liberty University has a new online master’s degree that is just what the doctored ordered for healthcare professionals. The recently announced MBA tract focuses on healthcare...

MBA adds healthcare management concentration

November 14, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   The Master of Business Administration added a new concentration in healthcare management. It was approved in September, and will be available for students in the fall of...

Explore interests, switch up routine with electives

November 7, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   Taking 15 credit hours a semester with a blend of general studies and major-specific classes is the formula to graduate in four years’ time. 120 credit hours...

Five tips to ace the GRE without breaking the bank

June 18, 2018

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer What are the things you don’t think about in summer? Scholarly papers, homework and everything else that brings you stress when school is in session. Among...

‘Awesome Project’ returns to fund campus proposals

February 20, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Staff Writer   Students in the Community Education program’s Fundraising and Grant Writing course are holding another “awesome” contest where individuals or groups can apply for...

Global initiative promotes physical activity at WLU

February 6, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor   West Liberty University became a part of the global initiative Exercise is Medicine this January. According to, “Exercise is Medicine®...

German ties foster unique learning opportunities

January 31, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Editor   West Liberty University is furthering its outreach by forging a new partnership with Julius-Maximilians University in Würzburg, Germany.  Dr. Miriam Roth-Douglas, German-native...

Entrepreneurship offers students opportunity for growth 

November 1, 2017

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer   Dr. Rickard Briggs is one of the hilltop’s latest hires, and he has big plans for the entrepreneurship program and students alike here at WLU. Not only is...

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