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Young Harris College Welcomes New Vice President for Enrollment Management

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College President Cathy Cox recently announced Clayton Daniels as the new vice president for enrollment management at YHC.

“We are thrilled to welcome Clayton to the YHC family,” said President Cox. “His expertise and strategic direction will be crucial to recruiting students who will thrive here at Young Harris as we continue to build on our historic growth over the last nine years.”

Daniels brings more than 15 years of enrollment management experience to YHC. He previously served as the assistant vice president for enrollment management at the College of Coastal Georgia, where he was instrumental in growing enrollment after the institution’s move from a two-year to four-year college. He has also worked in admissions and enrollment management at Mercer University, Kentucky Wesleyan College, and Georgia College and State University.

A native of Dooley County, Ga., Daniels graduated with a bachelor degree in history and political science from Mercer University. 

About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit