Alderson Broaddus Promotes Dr. Eric Shor to Dual Role

“There is a strong sense of family and community at Alderson Broaddus University that inspires students, faculty, staff, and our community to grow and achieve great things,” shared Dr. Eric Shor. “I am honored that I am able to continue moving my career forward, and more importantly, serve the institution that serves so many.”

Dr. Shor has been with Alderson Broaddus University since 1999 when he was first employed as the program director for athletic training. During his early years at Alderson Broaddus, Dr. Shor made it his goal to grow the athletic training offerings and worked to create an accredited athletic training education program. On the back of his accreditation success, Shor achieved his goals by expanding programming, increasing the number of faculty and staff, and later became the division chair.

Following the completion of his doctorate in leadership and management from Capella University, Dr. Shor expanded his commitment to Alderson Broaddus by transitioning into a position with the administration team as associate provost and later as vice president for enrollment management.

At the start of the 2019-20 academic year, AB President Dr. Tim Barry announced the promotion of Dr. Eric Shor as the new executive vice president for administration.

“It is my pleasure to announce Dr. Shor as executive vice president for administration,” said Dr. Barry. “I have every confidence in the decades of support Dr. Shor has provided the University.”

In his dual role as vice president for enrollment management and executive vice president for administration, Dr. Shor will work closely with all facets of the administration, admissions, financial aid, retention, and marketing. “Everybody believes in the mission and what it is that we, as a higher education institution, are trying to achieve,” said Shor. “The people that want to be part of our continued success are providing our students with an opportunity that they may not find anywhere else.”

Shor says he is eager to work alongside the administration and enrollment teams to continue his charge to move Alderson Broaddus forward.

About Alderson Broaddus University

Alderson Broaddus (AB) University is an independent institution of higher learning, committed to serving the region as an academic, cultural, and religious resource, with programs based on a liberal arts foundation.

The mission of AB is to provide students with the highest quality education, striving to prepare students to succeed in their chosen disciplines and to fulfill their roles in a diverse society as well-rounded and responsible citizens.

Since its founding in 1871, AB has been a leader and innovator in higher education, with accolades in the health and natural sciences. The University stands out as one of the most innovative health education providers in Appalachia, pioneering the nation’s first baccalaureate Physician Assistant program of its kind in 1968, the first post-baccalaureate Physician Assistant Master’s degree program in 1990, and West Virginia’s first four-year Nursing program in 1945.

AB is located on a historic hilltop in Barbour County in Philippi, West Virginia. The University is rooted in historic and continuing relationships with the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. and the West Virginia Baptist Convention.

For more information about AB, visit www.ab.edu.

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Photo Caption: Dr. Eric Shor accepts dual role as vice president for enrollment management and executive vice president for administration.