Dr. Keith T. Miller began his academic career in 1987 at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Teaneck Campus as an assistant professor in the Management and Marketing Department and as director of the campus’ MBA program. In 1991, his last year there, he also served as interim chair of the Management and Marketing Department.
Dr. Miller moved to Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Conn., in 1991, where he spent three years as associate dean of the School of Business.
He later became the dean of the College of Business at Niagara University, a position he held from 1994 to 2001. During his tenure there, the university was granted accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and enrollment in the Business College increased by 20 percent. Management of corporate and other external relationships was upgraded.
Dr. Miller was named provost and vice chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, in 2001. While serving as chief academic officer there, Dr. Miller restructured the Academic Affairs Division to focus on faculty support, learning outcomes and curricular innovation, and helped to expand the opportunities available to students to participate in research activities with university faculty.
Dr. Miller is President Emeritus of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. Included in the Lock Haven University mission are service learning, global education, and integrated use of technology in the learning process, among other things.
On July 1, 2010, President Miller assumed his position as the 13th President of Virginia State University, a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) located in Chesterfield County, Virginia. He brings to this position a wealth of knowledge in academics and business both in the public and private sector. Dr. Miller earned his bachelor, master and doctoral degrees from the University of Arizona.