Dr. Scott D. Miller

President, Virginia Wesleyan University

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 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 (2007-15), 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. Dr. Miller authored or collaborated on 12 books, including “President to President: Views on Technology in Higher Education” (2010) and multiple volumes of “Presidential Perspectives” (2015). He is a regular columnist for "College Planning and Management," "HuffPost," and "Enrollment Manager.” 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.