Dean of Students
Student Conduct Administrator
- Leadership Team » David Cole
David B. Cole, Jr. is the Dean of Students at Shepherd University. He serves as the Senior Student Conduct Officer, works with the Shepherd University Police Department, provides leadership for the institution's Behavioral Intervention Team, and oversees the award-winning Washington Gateway Program. Additionally, Cole oversees Greek Affairs and International Student Affairs.
Cole earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) and a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Hood College. He has worked at Shepherd University for 15 years in various capacities, including Assistant Dean of Students, Assistant Director of Physical Plant, Financial Aid Counselor, Residence Life Hall Director, head women's softball coach, and assistant baseball coach. Cole is also a member of the Shepherd Athletic Hall of Fame. Cole previously worked at Hagerstown Community College for 13 years as Director of Student Services and Student Activities Coordinator.