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11.4.2008
Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. recently named four new vice presidents and two new admissions heads, including changes in resident recruitment and LU’s rapidly growing online education program. As part of the administrative changes, Falwell announced that the school’s distance learning program will be renamed Liberty University Online.
Ron Brown
11.3.2008
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Liberty University School of Law aided in the preparation of a major free speech case that will soon be argued before the United States Supreme Court.
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11.1.2008
Liberty University's eighth biannual Writers Conference opened Friday night with a reception in DeMoss Learning Center and a keynote address by Jerry Jenkins, co-author with Tim LaHaye of the “Left Behind” series.
Dominique McKay
10.31.2008
Liberty University has announced that its IPTV system, which provides television through an on-campus computer connection, is available for students, faculty and staff, with many recent upgrades.
Mitzi Bible
10.8.2008
Liberty University is proud of its new Ultimate LU initiative to offer a wide variety of cutting-edge extracurricular activities — but Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. said LU will not sacrifice academics or spiritual life to make those projects a reality.
Teresa Dunham
10.3.2008
Liberty University’s vision for a helicopter concentration in the School of Aeronautics developed wings two weeks ago as a 2006 Schweizer CBi 300 touched down at Falwell Airport in Lynchburg, Va. The arrival of the sleek aircraft valued at approximately $300,000 signaled a new distinction for the School of Aeronautics and Liberty University...
Teresa Dunham
9.30.2008
Fresh off their victory at Georgia State University, the Liberty Debate team travelled to Clarion University last week where they extended an impressive early-season streak, winning both the varsity and novice divisions. The Flames finished the preliminary rounds with the top seed in varsity, junior varsity and novice — advancing 13 of their 15 teams to the elimination rounds.
University Advancement staff
9.25.2008
Liberty Universitys new membership in the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia promises to be mutually beneficial.
Teresa Dunham
9.23.2008
The Liberty Debate team wasted no time in establishing itself as a contender in the race for the 2009 national rankings championships, claiming first place in the novice and junior varsity divisions of the season-opening Georgia State Debate Tournament.
University Advancement staff
9.18.2008
Liberty University’s rapid increase in enrollment — now at 11,300 resident students and 39,000 distance learners — has affected its Information Systems division as well. As the university’s online learning management system and student self service portal began to experience high volumes, upgrades were needed.
University Advancement staff
9.18.2008
Wednesday evening marked another historical moment for Liberty University, the Family & Consumer Sciences department and the Interior Design degree. The Interior Design Society (IDS) began its first student chapter in the United States at LU.
University Advancement staff
9.15.2008
The Liberty University chapter of the Financial Management Association recently earned the Bronze Membership Development Award for the 2007–08 academic year.
University Advancement staff
9.12.2008
The Second Annual Visiting Artist Exhibit, “Geane Ewing: A Retrospective,” opened Thursday night in Liberty’s Visual Communication Arts Gallery. More than 250 guests, including friends, family and faculty and students of Liberty, had the opportunity to chat with the artist, a longtime friend of Macel Falwell and the late Dr. Jerry Falwell.
University Advancement staff
9.9.2008
Liberty University Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. met with law students Tuesday for an informal luncheon, where he shared his own insights and experiences in the legal field, as well as his vision for Liberty University School of Law. After the lunch, he followed up with an engaging Q&A session.
University Advancement staff
9.4.2008
Nine Liberty University students are getting an up-close view at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., this week.
Teresa Dunham
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