Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Iowa State University
M.Ed., Higher Education—Leadership and Learning, Iowa State University
B.A., Social Science; Secondary Education, Central College
Dr. Scott Paja joined the College of Engineering in 2014, and has taken on increasingly expanded responsibilities ever since. In his current role as assistant dean for experiential learning & employer relations, Paja works to support student success through high-impact experiential learning programs, and to help advance the college as a partner of choice for those seeking engineering talent.
Prior to joining the College of Engineering at Oregon State, Paja worked in the central administration for the College of Engineering at Iowa State University. With 10 years of professional experience in higher education administration, he brings broad knowledge and a highly collaborative leadership approach to his wide-ranging work for the college.