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D&E names new admissions member

November 17, 2012
The Inter-Mountain

Matt Shiflett has been appointed as assistant director of admission/transfer coordinator for Davis & Elkins College.

In this capacity, Shiflett assists students from southeastern West Virginia and the mid- to-southeastern part of Virginia in the admission process. In addition, he guides all transfer students, as well as all nursing applicants and homeschooled students who apply to the college.

Shiflett also is the D&E Admission Datatel specialist, and has worked with the data management system since it was implemented at D&E in 2003.

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Shiflett earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in management from Davis & Elkins in 1996, and began working as an admissions counselor at the college that summer. He worked for D&E Admissions until 2003 serving in various positions, including associate director of Admissions, and director of admission - Internal Operations.

From 2003 to 2011, he worked in admissions and recruitment at Alderson-Broaddus College, and recently worked as the director of financial aid at A-B.

Shiflett received a Master of Science degree in software engineering from West Virginia University in 2005. He returned to D&E this fall.

"I'm very happy to be back at D&E and working with prospective students," Shiflett said. "As a D&E graduate, it's exciting to share my experience with future students and their families, along with all the new and exciting things that are happening at the college."

Shiflett was named the West Virginia Admissions Counselor of the Year by the Potomac and Chesapeake Admissions Counselor Association in 2005, served as West Virginia ACT Counsel representative from 2005 to 2007, and was president of the West Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars in 2005.

For more information, please visit the college website at or call 304-637-1243.



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