|Name||Marvin B. Scott|
Indianapolis, Indiana , United States
|| March 10, 1944
Dec 20, 2010 11:13pm
|Info||Dr. Marvin Scott has been a professor of Sociology at Butler University for 13 years. For the first two and a half years at Butler University, he served as professor of Education, Adjunct Professor of Sociology and Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies in the College of Education. In 1990 he served as Program Director in Higher Education for Lilly Endowment, Inc. |
For nine years, Scott was president of Marvin Scott Associates, Inc., a management-consulting firm. During that time he served for one semester as the Distinguished Visiting Instructor of Psychology at Quincy College in Quincy, Massachusetts. Dr. Scott served as President of Saint Paul�s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia in the late 1980s and prior to that he was Special Assistant to the Chancellor of the Board of Regents of Higher Education in Massachusetts.
While working at the Regents, he served as Adjunct Professor of Education in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. From 1970 to 1979 Dr. Scott served as Assistant to the Provost and Associate Professor of Education at Boston University.
In the summer of 1972 Marvin Scott found himself in Africa as an evaluator of school curricula for numerous school systems. In addition to Africa, Scott has taught in the Boston University overseas program in Naples, Italy, and coordinated the education overseas program in Heidelberg, Germany. He has served as a consultant to public schools, colleges, universities and federal courts throughout the United States
As an educator, Marvin Scott understands that a solid education is the foundation of every American. He believes his national and international experience will bring a unique perspective to the United States Senate. Dr. Scott learned early the importance of a good education and has spent a lifetime teaching children the values of honesty, hard work, and commitment to family and community.
He is running for Senate because he feels the Republicans have a long and rich history with basic principles: Individuals, not government, can make the best decisions; all people are entitled to equal rights; and decisions are best made close to home. He wants to provide long term leadership for the state of Indiana. Moreover, he is committed to helping Indiana become a benchmark for the rest of the region in economic, educational, and community success.
Marvin Scott is married to Dr. Dulce Maria Scott and they reside in Indianapolis, Indiana. They have four children, Marvin Jr. 6; Alexandra 20; Cinda 25, Robert 31. Marvin is a member of the Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. He is active in fundraising for Martin University, is Senior Director of the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences, and serves on the board of the Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts of America.