Dr. Scott L. Schneberger, Principia’s Provost, is an Illinois native and Principia College graduate (1970). Scott has taught business information systems courses in three countries to both undergraduate and graduate students, MBAs, and executive MBAs at six universities. He was co-director of a research institute on emerging technology. He has published 12 academic research journal articles, 22 conference publications, and 19 business teaching cases. He is also an author of four academic books and co-editor of a wiki on Theories Used in Information Systems Research.
While still a student at Principia College, Scott co-founded a computer timesharing company. After graduation, he served for 20 years in the U.S. Navy, retiring at the rank of commander. He is a Vietnam veteran, and has served in ships, submarines, and aircraft as an intelligence officer. Scott was head of operations at an intelligence center, an information systems project and program manager, and a fleet intelligence systems architect. He also served as an intelligence collector, analyst, and author/presenter, including writing and personally presenting the daily naval intelligence briefing to the Secretary of the Navy and senior Pentagon admirals. His last position was Head of Plans and Policy, Information Systems, for the Director of Naval Intelligence in the Pentagon.
As Provost, Dr. Schneberger is responsible for curricular academics, academic faculty and academic staff, the registrar's office, the library, the academic and career advising center, the writing center, the First Year Experience program, and the Teaching Excellence Center.