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WEST LIBERTY REOPENING PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH AFTER ONE OF TWO FINALISTS WITHDRAW

WEST LIBERTY REOPENING PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH AFTER ONE OF TWO FINALISTS WITHDRAW

Annalise Murphy, The Trumpet Editor 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...

West Liberty University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus for Fall Semester

West Liberty University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus for Fall Semester

Media Relations April 30, 2020

                  West Liberty University plans to have in-seat classes for Fall 2020 and reopen its main campus and Highlands Center location, along with housing and dining services.    ...

Natural Sciences experience Costa Rican conservation

Natural Sciences experience Costa Rican conservation

April 22, 2020

Over spring break, several students from the natural sciences department at West Liberty travelled to Costa Rica as part of a conservation program. The project, headed by Dr. Zachary Loughman, gave the...

West Liberty University Replaces Traditional Commencement Ceremony with Safe Virtual Event

West Liberty University Replaces Traditional Commencement Ceremony with Safe Virtual Event

Media Relations April 8, 2020

          Due to social distancing and other restrictions in place, while the world fights the coronavirus pandemic, West Liberty University is replacing its traditional spring commencement with...

Crutchfield's impact on Men's Basketball Program

Crutchfield’s impact on Men’s Basketball Program

Thomas Cole and Thomas Cole January 6, 2020

          The men’s basketball team here at West Liberty has become a dominating force both regionally and nationally.  With a 147-7(.953) record at home in the last ten years, they have the highest...

West Liberty men’s soccer looks for first road win

September 15, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer   West Liberty’s men’s soccer team will travel to Buckhannon, W.Va. this weekend for an inner-conference matchup against West Virginia Wesleyan. After...

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Meleesa Wohleber

March 18, 2018

Compiled by Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   Assistant Professor of Athletic Training Dr. Meleesa Wohleber recently shared her study on physical characteristics in Special Operations Forces in Melbourne,...

WLU softball team is hopeful for turnaround season

February 8, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University softball team will be in action for the first time of the 2018 season this weekend when they travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take on Johnson C....

Campus ready to rock at West Lib Idol next week

February 3, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Campus favorite West Lib Idol is back again this year. The month-long event will kick off next Wednesday, Feb. 7 in the Student Union ballroom at 7 p.m. There will be...

Toppers look to bounce back after upset road loss to FSU

February 1, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After a thrilling last-second road loss to Fairmont State, West Liberty men’s basketball team will look to rebound and maintain their top spot in the Mountain...

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...

Alumnus scores touchdown with NFL cleat design

Alumnus scores touchdown with NFL cleat design

January 29, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer   WLU alumnus Vinnie Candelore designed special cleats for Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James for the NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” campaign.   Candelore,...

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