Carol Schuler, associate vice president for communications and marketing at Davis & Elkins College, recently began her second term as a board member of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Schuler serves District II, the largest of the national organization's eight districts. It includes colleges, universities and independent schools in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and West Virginia.
As a member of the board, she is responsible for the district's website and communication programs. She also is a member of the DII Conference Executive Committee, which is planning a three-day conference in Pittsburgh for March 3-5. In that role, she co-chairs the conference marketing committee.
Schuler joined Davis & Elkins in 2001 as director of communications and was appointed to her current position in 2011. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from Purdue University and a master's degree in advertising from the University of Illinois, where she also taught persuasive writing. She has previously worked in advertising, corporate marketing and public broadcasting.
At Davis & Elkins, Schuler directs all official college communication, including print and online marketing. She also edits and produces the college's magazine, "Forward." She also helps plan and promote special events for D&E and serves on the college management team.