Dr. Scott D. Miller is President of Virginia Wesleyan University, Coastal Virginia’s premier university of the liberal arts and sciences located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Respected as one of the most entrepreneurial higher education executives in America, Dr. Miller is in his 27th year as a college president. Dr. Miller has dedicated his career to the opportunities available through educaiton. He especially values the small, classical, liberal arts college environment that offers students personalized pathways to life and career success.
Previously, he was President of Bethany College (2007-2015), Wesley College (1997-2007), and Lincoln Memorial University (1991-97). Dr. Miller was also Executive Vice President (1988-91) and Vice President for Development (1984-88) at Lincoln Memorial University and Director of College Relations and Alumni Affairs at Rio Grande College (now University) in Ohio.
He has authored or collaborated on 13 books, including "President to President: Views on Technology in Higher Education" (2010) and multiple volumes of "President to President" (2017). He is a regular columnist for College Planning and Management, HuffPost, Enrollment Manager, and The Virginian Pilot.
He is Chair of the Board of Directors of Washington, D.C.-based Academic Search, Inc. and serves as a consultatn to college presidents and boards.
Dr. Miller earned his B.A. in communications from West Virginia Wesleyan College, M.A. in educational administration from the University of Dayton, Ed.S. in high education administration from Vanderbilt University, and Ph.D. in high education administration from The Union Institute & University.