Phillips Appointed Provost at Davis & Elkins College

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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 www.dewv.edu or call 304-637-1243.