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Davis & Elkins Trustees Extend Five-Year Contract for Wood

Davis & Elkins Trustees Extend Five-Year Contract for Wood

In an ultimate show of confidence in the College’s leadership, the Davis & Elkins College Board of Trustees Executive Committee voted unanimously to extend a five-year contract for President Chris A. Wood. “I am both honored and humbled by the contract extension...

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Burkett Named Assistant Dean of Students at D&E

Burkett Named Assistant Dean of Students at D&E

Audrey Burkett has been appointed assistant dean of students at Davis & Elkins College, a position which builds on her professional experience in the Office of Student Life. In her new role, Burkett will work directly with Dean of Students Kate Garlick to enhance...

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Jones Joins Faculty at Davis & Elkins College

Dr. Andrew Jones has been appointed assistant professor of communication at Davis & Elkins College. Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, he is instructing courses in public speaking, argumentation, interpersonal communication and public relations. “Dr. Jones’...

Reflecting Along the Journey

If asked to describe the opposite of mediocrity, for me it would be distinction and excellence. Those who pursue these two ideals are set apart from others as a result of this unrelenting drive to be the best we can possibly be … no more and no less. Davis &...

Davis & Elkins Raises Rank in U.S. News Best Colleges Report

Davis & Elkins College climbed 16 points within the Regional Colleges South category to maintain a prominent position in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking. In addition, D&E achieved the highest overall score of any higher education...

D&E Professor Bill King Wins HeartWood Poetry Prize

A work by Davis & Elkins College Professor of English Dr. Bill King has been selected as winner of the 2021 HeartWood Poetry Prize. “Pre-Carnal Knowledge” is published in a special issue on HeartWood literary magazine’s website. The inaugural contest was judged by...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Wispy clouds floated overhead doing very little to block the warm summer sun. The light breeze caused the trees to sway as my tube floated slowly and haphazardly down the cool waters of West Virginia’s Cheat River. More than once I found myself humming the familiar...

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The Davis & Elkins Office of Communications and Marketing is a team of creative professionals who are passionate about sharing the D&E experience with the world in a high-quality manner. We serve as the primary point of contact for all College communications efforts, both internal and external. We support departments on campus with website coverage, social media, media relations, photography and video production, and branding.

Our office’s priorities are aligned with those of the College’s mission and goals. We are charged with developing marketing materials designed to appeal to specific as well as broad constituencies, including alumni, the College community (i.e., faculty, staff, students and prospective students), and the general public.