Davis and Elkins College

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David & Elkins College
City: Elkins, WV
Type: Private
Students: 800[1]
Faculty: 67[1]
Sports: NCAA Div II
Colors: Red,White
Mascot: Senator
Degrees: A.A., A.S., B.A., or B.S.
Website: http://dewv.edu
Davis & Elkins College is a liberal arts college in Elkins, West Virginia[1]

The school was founded in 1904 and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.[2] The college 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. It offers a 4 term system so that many students can graduate in three years.[3]

The college president is G.T. "Buck" Smith.[4] He had been a consultant to the college from 1998 to 2001. He was named president in 2008.[2]

The Senator, the college newspaper, was founded in December 1922.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 D&E Info. Davis & Elkins College. Retrieved on November 17, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Carlson, Scott (November 20, 2009). "Turnaround Pro Makes the Most of His College's Small Size". The Chronicle of Higher Education LVI (13): A13. 
  3. "Davis & Elkins College", Jul 6, 1914. Retrieved on November 17, 2012. 
  4. Administration. Davis & Elkins College. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved on November 17, 2012.