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R. Neil Scott

R. Neil Scott, American professor and university librarian. Named Outstanding Young Men of America, 1978; recipient Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture Order of Arrow, 1970, Outstanding Service award, Volusia County (Florida) Commissioners, Daytona Beach, 1987; National Endowment of the Humanities grant, 1989.

Background

  • Scott, R. Neil was born on October 27, 1952 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Son of John Taylor and Ruby Winston Scott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University South Florida, Tampa, 1975. Master of Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1976. Master of Business Administration, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, 1982.

    Career

    • Associate system writer Burroughs Corporation, Atlanta, 1976—1977. Public services library William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1977—1980. Head, reference services Stetson University, 1980—1986.

      Management consultant Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler-Peat Marwick, Washington, 1986—1987. Associate library director Georgia College State University, Milledgeville, 1987—2003. Library director Beacon University, Columbus, 2003—2004.

      User services library Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, since 2004. Co-founder MTSU Science & Spirituality Forum, Murfreesboro, since 2007.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Postmarked Milledgeville, 2001, Flannery O'Connor: An Annotated Reference Guide to Criticism, 2002 (Outstanding Academic Title, 2002), Flannery O'Connor: The Contemporary Reviews, 2009.

    Membership

    President DeLand Public Library. Trustees, 1983—1987, Eagle Scout, 1970. Member of American Library.

    Association, Beta Phi Mu, Themis Honor Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, travel, history.

    Connections

    • Married Sheila Berry Scott. Children: Stephanie Gravely, Sherry Shrewsbury, David Winston.
    • father: John Taylor
    • mother: Ruby Winston Scott
    • spouse: Sheila Berry Scott
    • children: Stephanie Gravely Scott
    • Sherry Shrewsbury Scott
    • David Winston Scott
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    Born October 27, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      University South Florida
    • 1976
      Florida State University
    • 1982
      Stetson University
    • 1976 - 1977
      Associate, system writer Burroughs Corporation
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1977 - 1980
      public services library William Carey College
      Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
    • 1980 - 1986
      head
    • 1986 - 1987
      management, consultant Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler-Peat Marwick
      Washington, United States
    • 1987 - 2003
      associate, library director Georgia College State University
      Milledgeville, Georgia, United States
    • 2003 - 2004
      library director, Beacon University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 2004
      user services library Middle Tennessee State University
      Murfreesboro, Arkansas, United States
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