About Dr. Scott Newman

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Dr. Scott Newman, Vice President of Academic Affairs


During his postsecondary career, Newman has held faculty, mid- and senior-level leadership positions. From 2001 to 2013 he served as founding Dean of the School of Information Technologies at the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Institute of Technology. He currently serves as the University’s Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Newman holds master’s degrees and a doctorate from The University of Oklahoma, the University of Oxford and OSU, respectively. He is a Peer Reviewer for The Higher Learning Commission, and a former Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Fellow and American Council on Education Fellow. Newman has been honored for his contributions to and through higher education—including identification as one of the nation’s top technology leaders by Computerworld, and selection to receive the American Association of University Administrators' McInnis/Ryan Award for Mid-Career Higher Education Leadership.

Newman’s diverse scholarly interests include postsecondary innovation and leadership. Recent publications include articles in Inside Higher Ed and The Chronicle of Higher Education, and a higher education leadership textbook.