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Partner in W.Va. law firm elected to SU Board of Directors

December 20, 2010

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. —  Stephen G. Skinner was elected to the Shepherd University Foundation Board of Directors at its 2010 annual meeting. Skinner, a trial lawyer, is a partner in the Charles Town, W.Va.-based Skinner Law Firm.

"Shepherd University is integral to the continued development of our region. The future of the region and the university are closely tied," Skinner said.

"Assuring the strong growth of Shepherd translates to insuring the strong growth of this community.

"I'm honored by the opportunity to serve both the university and Jefferson County in this capacity," Skinner said.

Shepherd University is a West Virginia public liberal arts university.

Skinner's involvement with Shepherd is long-standing, as he is a past board president of the Contemporary American Theater Festival and continues serving on the CATF Board of Trustees.

He is a member of the Shepherd University Capital Campaign Steering Committee.

Skinner is active throughout the state in civil-rights advocacy and also serves on the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

The Shepherd University Foundation is a nonprofit organization that advances the mission of Shepherd University by overseeing funds established for support of the university and its students, faculty, and programs.

For more information about the Foundation, visit or call 304-876-5397.

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