Susan ScottSusan M. Scott, Ph.D.

Susan Scott served as the founding Director of the School of Leadership Studies until January 1, 2009. Prior to this position she held the lead position in the Dean of Student Life office and served as a counselor in the University Counseling Services.

Scott developed and taught three of the four core courses for the minor. Additionally, she has published in the area of credibility and co-authored a book entitled, Leadership Lessons from Bill Snyder. Dr. Scott led the recently concluded effort to secure 11 million dollars to build a home for the School of Leadership Studies and she oversaw the 36,000 square foot building project.

Continuing in her new role as Senior Advisor she will also be engaged in the ongoing work of "continuous improvement" and continue her scholarly interests of leadership and spirituality and women and leadership.




“Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context ”

—Margaret Wheatley



Senior Advisor/Associate Professor