Dr. Scott Colley
President of Berry College
(June 1, 1998 - June 30, 2006)
- Provost and dean of the faculty, Hampden-Sydney College, 1988 to 1998. In addition to administrative duties, he continued to teach freshman writing courses, surveys of literature, humanities and Shakespeare.
- Faculty member, Vanderbilt University, for 20 years. He was a member of the English department from 1968 to 1988. In 1981, he was named associate dean of the college, later serving as chair of the department of English.
- Published three dozen scholarly articles and reviews in such publications as Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England, Shakespeare Quarterly and Shakespeare Studies.
- Editor or co-editor of two Shakespeare editions and author of books on 17th-century playwright John Marston and Shakespeare’s Richard III.
- Bachelor’s degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Randolph-Macon College
- Master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees from the University of Chicago
- Completed the Harvard Institute for Educational Management in 1990
- Honorary doctorate, Randolph-Macon College, 1991
- Married to Dr. Christine H. Colley, an art historian. She is a former professor of fine arts at Vanderbilt University, taught art history at Shorter College, and former adjunct professor of fine arts at Hampden-Sydney. They have a grown daughter.
- Leadership Award from Berry College’s Chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa
- Vanderbilt’s Madison Sarratt Award for Excellence in Teaching
- Hampden-Sydney’s Keating Medal for Leadership