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 32nd year as a college president. Dr. Miller has dedicated his career to the opportunities available through education. He especially values the small, classical, liberal arts college environment that offers students personalized pathways to life and career success.
Previously, Dr. Miller was President of Bethany College (2007-2015), Wesley College (1997-2007), and Lincoln Memorial University (1991-97). At LMU, he was just 31 years old at the time of appointment, the youngest college president in the nation.
He has authored or edited 18 books and over 200 professional articles. For many years was a regular columnist for College Planning and Management, Huffington Post, Enrollment Manager, and The Virginian-Pilot. For 16 years he served as the executive editor of President to President, a national thought series for college and university presidents internationally.
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 higher education administration from Vanderbilt University, and Ph.D. in higher education administration from The Union Institute & University.