Dr. Scott Dalrymple, President
Dr. Scott Dalrymple became the 17th president of Columbia College on May 1, 2014. He holds a Ph.D. in English and an M.B.A. from the University at Buffalo, as well as a bachelor’s degree in English from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.
From 2010 to 2014, Dalrymple served as dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College in Albany, New York, overseeing undergraduate and graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. He also served as founding dean of the college’s School of Public Service, which includes programs in criminal justice and military studies.
Previously Dalrymple served as chair and tenured associate professor of business administration at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, where he taught courses in strategic management, global business, marketing, and fiction writing. During the 2005-06 academic year he was named Faculty Scholar-in-Residence at the college. Prior to that he served as Beech Professor of Business Administration, department chair, and MBA program director at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. He has also worked in the corporate world.
Dalrymple has published several books and peer-reviewed articles in the fields of American literature and management, as well as pieces of short fiction.
Dr. Dalrymple participated in the first higher educational edition of Issues in Education, where a wide variety of topics were discussed. Please click the videos to hear what he had to say.
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Dr. Dalrymple Columbia College Online Education
Challenge of Making the Dream Reality
Employment After the Diploma
On Campus vs. Commuter Students
The Changing Design of the Classroom
Producing Global Students
What is the Return on an Education Investment
Working with Industry Leaders
Adult Student Population Returning
Out of Country Students
What Keeps College Presidents Up at Night