Phillips Appointed Provost at Davis & Elkins College

Date Posted: 

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Rob Phillips has been appointed provost. While taking on the new role, he also will continue in his current capacity.

Phillips joined the Davis & Elkins College administration in 2017. Under his leadership in academics, the College received accreditation for a Bachelor of Science program in nursing, enhanced programming for the Freshman Seminar and re-established the Honors Program.

Phillips earned his Ph.D. and Master of Arts degree in political science from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, where he was a Presidential Scholar.

Phillips and his wife, Patty, are the parents of four children.

Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the College website at or call 304-637-1243.

Davis & Elkins College, in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the West Virginia Human Rights Act is an equal opportunity institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, including sexual and gender-based harassment, assault, and violence, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender identification, or genetic information  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, admission to and enrollment with the College, including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, scholarship and loan programs, housing, athletic and other College-administered programs and activities. For inquiries regarding Title IX and/or 504 compliance and/or the filing of a complaint, contact the College’s Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator using the information below or by filing a report online at Jane Corey, Interim Title IX Coordinator/Director of Human Resources, Liberal Arts Hall, Room 203, (304) 637-1344 │

Rob Phillips