Davis & Elkins College
|Davis & Elkins College|
|President||Michael P. Mihalyo Jr.|
|Location||Elkins, West Virginia
|Athletics||NCAA Division II, 8 teams|
Davis & Elkins College, also known as D&E, is a small liberal arts college located in the mountains in Elkins, West Virginia, United States. The college president is Michael P. Mihalyo Jr. He came to D&E in 2011 as Provost and later served as Chancellor. He assumed his duties as president in 2013.
The school was founded in 1904 and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. It was named for Henry G. Davis and his son-in-law Stephen B. Elkins who were both members of the United States Senate from West Virginia.
The Senator, the college newspaper, was founded in December 1922.
The school's athletic teams, known as the Senators, compete in the NCAA Division II Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming and tennis; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis and volleyball.
The college enrolls 847 students, with a 16:1 student/faculty ratio.
- Liberal Arts Hall
- Charles E. Albert Hall
- Boiler House Theatre
- Memorial Gymnasium/Martin Field House (dedicated October 2010)
- Jennings Randolph Hall
- Benedum Hall
- Eshleman Science Center
- Walter S. Robbins and Elisabeth Shonk Robbins Memorial Chapel
- Hermanson Center
- Graceland Inn & Robert C. Byrd Center for Hospitality & Tourism
- Darby Hall
- Roxanna Booth Hall
- Gribble Hall
- Presidential Center
- International Hall/Moyer Hall (dedicated October 2010)
- Booth Library
- Charles B. Gates Jr. Memorial Tower
- Madden Student Center & William S. Robbins Centennial Tower
- The McDonnell Center for Health, Physical Education and Athletics
- Myles Center for the Arts (dedicated October 2012)
- Augusta Heritage Center, at Davis & Elkins College -- A center dedicated to traditional arts and music, with themes ranging from Old-Time, Bluegrass, Cajun, Irish and Dance to crafts and folklore, five consecutive weeks of week-long sessions are held every summer, in July and August with other events held year round.
- Terry Rooney, college baseball coach at UCF (did not graduate)
- Tobi Stoner, professional baseball player
- Press Maravich, collegiate basketball coach and father of "Pistol" Pete Maravich
- "D&E Info". Davis & Elkins College. Retrieved May 20, 2014.
- Carlson, Scott (November 20, 2009). "Turnaround Pro Makes the Most of His College's Small Size". The Chronicle of Higher Education LVI (13): A13.
- "Davis & Elkins College". The Independent. Jul 6, 1914. Retrieved August 1, 2012.
- "G-MAC News: Conference Adds Three New Members" (Press release). Great Midwest Athletic Conference. August 21, 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
- "UCF Names Terry Rooney Baseball Head Coach". UCF Athletic Communications. June 12, 2008. Archived from the original on July 5, 2014. Retrieved July 5, 2014.
- "Profile". MILB.com. Retrieved 2009-09-09.