Cathy Monteroso Is the First Woman to Lead West Liberty University in West Virginia

Cathy Monteroso is the new interim president of West Liberty University in West Virginia. She is the first woman to lead the university.

“I am very humbled that I have been asked to serve West Liberty University as its interim president,” Dr. Monteroso said. “I am thrilled to help lead this university, which I consider positioned to thrive. I believe we are the best regional university in the state of West Virginia and we need to continue to live up to that standard.”

West Liberty University is a four-year, state-operated educational institution, located in the northern panhandle of the state, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It enrolls just over 2,000 undergraduate students and about 200 graduate students. Women make up 64 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Dr. Monteroso has been at West Liberty University for 13 years, serving first as a member of faculty, then dean of the College of Education and Human Performance and for the past year as interim provost and vice president of academic affairs.

A graduate of East Tennessee State University, Dr. Monteroso earned a master’s degree at Azusa Pacific University in California and a doctoral degree at Northcentral University.

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