Rob Scott, D.C., Ph.D.
Since his appointment as the fifth president of Life University in May 2017, Dr. Scott has championed a significant commitment to enhancing the University’s academic offerings, campus culture and physical facilities, while placing emphasis on expanding research infrastructure and supporting the rich diversity of the campus community.
During Scott’s tenure, Life University has added new online academic programs and the first accredited degree program in a Georgia correctional center for incarcerated students. LIFE has opened a new 362-bed student living community and eatery – The Commons and Lyceum Dining Hall, along with significant updates and improvements across campus. In addition, student enrollments have seen new heights through impactful retention initiatives that support student learning, engagement and success.
Dr. Scott holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physiology from the University of Minnesota, a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University and is the only president of a chiropractic College that also holds a Diplomate of Chiropractic Philosophical Standards. His master’s degrees include a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Master’s of Education in Educational Administration from OISE at the University of Toronto. He attended the University of Guelph to earn his Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics.
Dr. Scott came to Life University in 2005 as the Dean of the College of Chiropractic before moving to Vice Provost and executive leadership roles in Academic Affairs. He has also worked as the Dean of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University and as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Logan College of Chiropractic.