Dr. Scott D. Miller is President of Virginia Wesleyan College, Coastal Virginia’s premier, private national liberal arts college located in Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Virginia. Respected as one of the most entrepreneurial higher education executives in America, Dr. Miller is in his twenty sixth 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, 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 authored or collaborated on 13 books, including “President to President: Views on Technology in Higher Education” (2010) and multiple volumes of “Presidential Perspectives” (2016). He is a regular columnist for "College Planning and Management," "The Huffington Post," "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 consultant to college presidents and boards.
Dr. Miller earned his B.A. degree 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.