Wheeling Jesuit University Names Interim President

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University announced today the hiring of an interim president, Dr. Debra Townsley. Dr. Townsley most recently served five years as president of William Peace University in Raleigh, NC. Over her five-year tenure at WPU, ...

Wheeling Jesuit Joins Cong. McKinley and Local Colleges to Establish Research Consortium

Monday, January 23, 2017 — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., has created a research consortium with Wheeling Jesuit University and seven other Ohio Valley college and universities.The consortium will focus its efforts on drug addiction and opioid abuse, cyber-security, ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Announces Fall 2016 Dean's List

Thursday, January 19, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University has announced its dean's list for outstanding academic performance during the fall semester 2016. Students must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average, and be enrolled as a full-time student by taking 12 hours or more of ...

Wheeling Jesuit Online Program Ranks Among the Best in the Country

Thursday, January 12, 2017 — The RN to BSN online program offered by Wheeling Jesuit University has been named among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, which bases its rankings on admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training, student ...

WJU's Appalachian Institute Forum to Examine the Trump Presidency

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 — With the presidential election over and the inauguration approaching, Wheeling Jesuit University's Appalachian Institute will host a forum to discuss what comes next with a Trump presidency.“'What Now?' is a student and faculty-led ...

Byrd Exhibit Coming to Wheeling Jesuit

Monday, January 09, 2017 — his story appeared in the Jan. 8 edition of the Wheeling News-Register and is re-printed with permission The 100th birthday of the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd happens this year, and a traveling exhibit commemorating Byrd's life and career is ...

Wheeling Community to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with Two Days of Activities

Friday, January 06, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University and its community partners have set the schedule of events for this year's Dr. Martin Luther King celebration, which will be held Jan. 15-16. New this year will be a presentation featuring an alumnus from ...


Thursday, January 05, 2017 — Reverend James J. Fleming, S.J., Ph.D. has resigned as president of Wheeling Jesuit University. Fr. Fleming submitted his resignation this week to the WJU Board of Trustees. His resignation is effective January 3.The chairman of the university's ...

Jesuit College Alumni Comprise 10% of 115th U.S. Congress

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit’s Tim Murphy, class of 1974, one of the 56 Jesuit college or university graduates making up the 115th U.S. Congress The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) has announced that ten percent of the ...

Wheeling Jesuit University Makes Christmas Brighter for Area Residents

Monday, January 02, 2017 — In this season of giving, Wheeling Jesuit University employees and students will make the lives of many a little brighter this Christmas.Thanks to the work of students, employees and athletes, the university's Service for Social Action Office ...









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