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Rob Pepper, Ph.D.

Executive Director of University Partnerships and Assistant to the President

Interest and areas of expertise

Certificate: Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

PhD in Organizational Leadership, Regent University

MS in Counseling, College Student Development, Shippensburg University

BA in History, Social Studies, Messiah College

Classes I teach

BUSA 590 Management Capstone
LEAD 530 Leading Leaders
LEAD 590 Leadership Capstone


Rob Pepper has served at Messiah University since 1993 and currently serves as the associate provost for graduate and professional studies and university partnerships. He teaches courses in strategic leadership. He was instrumental in developing Messiah University's leadership development model, and held numerous roles in student affairs including career development, leadership development and athletic coaching. He enjoys serving as a consultant for several nonprofit organizations as well a leadership and career coach. His research interests include leadership development, organizational development, and strategic planning.