Dr. Robert A. Scott was appointed by the University’s Board of Trustees as the school’s ninth President and professor of anthropology and sociology in July 2000.
News Release – July 12, 2016
The Board of Trustees of Adelphi University announced today that Dr. Robert A. Scott, President Emeritus and University Professor, has announced his intention to retire. After serving 15 successful years as President, Dr. Scott completed a sabbatical year during which he spent the fall term as Senior Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Oxford and is completing a book on university governance and leadership for the Johns Hopkins University Press. For this year and next, Dr. Scott has an appointment as a Frederick Lewis Allen Room Scholar at the New York Public Library.
The Adelphi community expresses its gratitude and admiration for Dr. Scott, and wishes him well in all that he does.
See Dr. Scott’s biography for a list of his accomplishments as president.
Robert A. Scott serves on the following boards: