Dr. Scott Witter
Director of School of Planning, Design and Construction, Michigan State University
Dr. Witter has over 25 years of experience conducting research, outreach, consulting, and teaching activities related to international and domestic watershed and natural resource management issues and projects. He has 20 years of college and unit-level administrative experience in MSU’s Institute of International Agriculture, as Chairperson of the Department of Resource Development; as Chairperson of Community, Agriculture, Recreation, and Resource Studies; and currently as Director of the School of Planning, Design and Construction.
Dr. Witter’s research has focused on watershed and natural resource management in the rural urban interface. He has been principal investigator and co-investigator on $3.4 million in funded projects funded externally and internally at MSU. Under his leadership the units he has served have increased their endowments by over $8 million.
Dr. Witter has worked and traveled in 29 countries around the world.