West Liberty University welcomed 14 faculty members to the teaching ranks this fall, bringing the total number of full-time faculty to 144 for the start of the school year. New faculty include:
- Gregory Chase, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance. Chase joins WLU after teaching at the Australian College of Kuwait. Prior to that he worked at Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga., and Maine Maritime in Castine, Maine. In addition, he has taught at the Academy of Economics in Moldova as a Fulbright Scholar and in China at Zhong Yuan Technical University and the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. He earned his bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan University, his master's at the University of Central Florida, and his doctoral degree from Kent State University.