Reflecting Along the Journey

Dear Campus Community, Lacking a crystal ball to know the future, important decisions at a college are ideally based on all knowable facts, sound reasoning, and laser focus on what is best for the mission of the institution. During the summer of 2020, the...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Dear Campus Community, Davis & Elkins College is a private, residential, faith-based, liberal arts institution. Central to our mission for the past 116 years has been a commitment to the liberal arts, meaning an expansive intellectual grounding in all kinds of...

Important COVID Message to Students

D&E Students: Over the past four days we have had eleven students test positive for COVID-19.  All are either asymptomatic or have mild symptoms.  Through contact tracing we have quarantined more than 130 additional students for the protection of the campus.  As...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Dear Campus Community, “What’s in a name?” asked William Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet. Last week we honored a faculty and a staff member with two very special awards. Dr. Katherine Osborne, Associate Professor of English, had her class interrupted as I led a parade...