Liberty News

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May 2010

Military enrollment reaches record high

Liberty University has announced its highest number of military students enrolled at one time; 15,289 are studying with Liberty University Online and 201 are enrolled in residential courses. ...

5.29.2010 | Read More

Chancellor appointed to governor’s Commission on Higher Education Reform

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has appointed Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. to the Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment. ...

5.28.2010 | Read More

Law professor faces attacks for prayer during Texas SBOE meeting

Cynthia Dunbar, assistant professor of law at Liberty University School of Law, caught national media attention last week as the Texas Board of Education convened to adopt new social studies standards that will impact textbooks on a national level. ...

5.27.2010 | Read More

Recent grad, two students head to Miss Virginia Pageant

Liberty University will have three of its own as contestants in the upcoming Miss Virginia Pageant. ...

5.26.2010 | Read More

Chancellor appears on 'Glenn Beck' show again

Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell made his second appearance on the "Glenn Beck" TV show on FOX News Friday, May 21, for a special Founders' Fridays show to discuss revisionist history. ...

5.21.2010 | Read More

Pilot of the Year award comes with unique gift

John Iazzi of Powhatan, Va., got a view of campus like no other graduate on Commencement day — in an L-39 jet. ...

5.19.2010 | Read More

More than 8,000 receive degrees

Liberty University welcomed its largest-ever graduating class — 8,650 students — at 2010 Commencement on Saturday, May 15. After a week filled with rain, thunderstorms and high humidity, sunny skies greeted the graduates as an estimated 28,000 filled Arthur L. Williams Stadium, many of them in temporary seating due to ongoing construction. ...

5.15.2010 | Read More

Snapshots of graduates

Thousands of people have traveled to Lynchburg for Liberty University’s graduation May 15. Here are just a few snapshots of what seniors and their families are doing. ...

5.15.2010 | Read More

Graduates, families gather for 37th baccalaureate

Liberty University held its 37th baccalaureate service Friday, May 14 in the Thomas Road Baptist Church Worship Center. Dr. Paige Patterson, a Christian education proponent and friend of Liberty’s founder, the late Jerry Falwell Sr., addressed the graduates and their families as the keynote speaker. ...

5.14.2010 | Read More

Online students meet for the first time at graduation

The men and women enrolled in my online classes are just like you and me. They have families, a job, ministries, struggles and successes. Through my online classes, I have been offered glimpses into the lives of CEOs, single mothers, and soldiers on deployment, but we have never actually met in person. ...

5.14.2010 | Read More

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