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Rob Pepper, Ph.D.

Assistant Provost / Dean of the School of Graduate Studies; Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies

  • PhD in Organizational Leadership, Regent University
  • MS in Counseling, College Student Development, Shippensburg University
  • BA in History, Social Studies, Messiah College

Rob Pepper has served at Messiah College since 1993 and currently serves as the assistant provost and dean of the School of Graduate Studies. He teaches courses in strategic leadership in higher education, leadership theory and development, principles of management, leading organizational change and strategic management. He was instrumental in developing Messiah College’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.