ELKINS, W.Va. -- Michael P. Mihalyo Jr. has been named president of Davis & Elkins College.
Mihalyo's appointment is effective July 1. He will replace G.T. Smith, who's stepping down June 30 after serving as president for five years. Smith will become president-emeritus and serve as an adviser to the college.
Media outlets report that the Board of Trustees announced Mihalyo's appointment Friday evening during a faculty dinner.
Mihalyo has served as chancellor at Davis & Elkins since March 2012. He previously was provost and chief academic officer.