Ken Gray, West Virginia University’s vice president for Student Affairs, announced that Michael Ellington has been promoted to associate vice president for Student Affairs and Sabrina Cave to assistant vice president for Student Affairs.

Ellington is in his 30th year as a Student Affairs, student union, student development and program management professional. In 2004, he became interim assistant vice president for Student Affairs and in 2006 became the assistant vice president for Student Affairs. Ellington has two degrees from WVU.

During his time at WVU, Ellington has provided exceptional support for many key programs for students, including the WVUp All Night weekend alternative program, FallFest, Festival of Ideas, entertainment activities and many other programs. His current direct reports include; Mountainlair, Arts and Entertainment , Center for Black Culture and Research and Dining Services. He also serves as the Student Affairs project manager. In addition, his duties also include community relations, and he is a member of the board of directors for Main Street Morgantown. He is also the Rotary Club Assistant District Governor for Northern West Virginia and has served as President of the Rotary Club of Morgantown.

Cave is currently the executive director for Student Affairs Communications and Mountaineer Parents Club. She is responsible for implementing and managing a comprehensive communications plan for Student Affairs, as well as maintaining active membership for more than 22,000 family members in the Mountaineer Parents Club. Prior to this position, she served as the director of the Mountaineer Parents Club and assistant director of the WVU Alumni Association.

Cave holds two degrees from WVU. In addition, she has taught University 101 and Curriculum and Instruction courses at WVU and at Potomac State College. Cave will also now oversee The Daily Athenaeum, WWVU-92 and the Student Affairs web designer. She has been serving as the acting coordinator for the Office of Multicultural Programs and serves on many diversity committees within Student Affairs. Like Ellington, Cave serves on the board of directors for Main Street Morgantown.

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CONTACT: Tami Allen, Student Affairs
304-293-8979, Tami.Allen@mail.wvu.edu

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