Scott Hummel

Dr. Scott Hummel

Executive Vice-President and Provost, William Carey University

Dr. Scott Hummel has been the Executive Vice President and Provost at William Carey University since 2013. From 2008-2013 he was the Vice President for Advancement and Church Relations as well as the Director of the Carey Scholars program. Before coming to Carey, he was Professor of Biblical Studies and Chair of the Department of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries at LeTourneau University from 1998-2008. After completing a B.A. in Biblical Studies at William Carey College in 1987, Scott received a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel for a year. He completed his M.Div. and Ph.D. in Biblical Backgrounds and Archaeology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Scott has published numerous articles in several publications. Scott has served churches and the community in numerous capacities. He has served as the interim pastor of several churches in Mississippi and Texas. As a Rotarian he has served as the past president of both the Longview-Greggton Rotary Club and the Hattiesburg Rotary Club. He has also served on the boards of the United Way of Southeast Mississippi and R3SM. His wife, Starr, teaches biology at Sumrall High School, and they have three daughters.