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Human Resources


Greetings from the Human Resources Office. Whether you are a current Shepherd University employee or a prospective one, the HR staff is here to serve you. It is our intention to address your needs as promptly and efficiently as possible and, to that end, I would encourage you to contact us if there is anything that we can do to help you.

Shepherd is a wonderful place to work, and we are fortunate to have a talented faculty and staff. It is through the combined efforts of these remarkable people that we are able to provide a high-quality education to our students.

Marie DeWalt, Ed.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Associate VP for Human Resources/CHRO

Mission Statement

The Human Resources team will support the mission and vision of Shepherd University by delivering leadership with integrity and superior customer service to current, prospective, and former employees, honoring the needs of the University’s diverse community of learners. We will provide trusted support for employee relations, benefits, staffing, training and development, and classification and compensation.


The Office of Human Resources is located in Gardiner Hall at 405 North King Street in Shepherdstown, WV.


The Office of Human Resources is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.