Dr. Gary J. Scott 

Professor and Chair, Department of Business & Economics



  • B.A., Bowling Green State
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University
  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • Finance
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Public Finance
  • Business and Society
  • Business Internship
  • Sendoff Dinner Speech for Tar Heel Boys & Girls State Delegates, Belmont NC American Legion Post 144, May 19, 2016.
  • “The Idea of Economics: Newman on the ‘Dismal Science’ and Liberal Education,” Breakfast with Benedict, Belmont Abbey College, November 19, 2014.
  • Whose Purpose in Education? Which Science of Value?, International Society of MacIntyrean Enquiry, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, July 26, 2013.
  • Is There a Moral School of Economics?, Honors Banquet address; Political Science: Pi Sigma Alpha, De Sales University, Center Valley, PA; April 22, 2010.
  • “Discovering and Upholding the Moral Purpose of Education in Pluralist Markets,” Annual conference of The Association of Private Enterprise Education, Las Vegas, NV; April 2008.
  • Session chair and discussant at Baylor University’s conference, Three Perspectives on Economics and Faith, Hankamer School of Business, April 16 – 19, 2009.
  • Our Fading Heritage: Americans Fail a Basic Test on Their History and Institutions, National Press Club: Washington, DC; Panelist at third annual press conference, November 20, 2008.
  • Raising the Bar on Higher Education in Texas: Improving Quality, Access, and Controlling Cost, Sixth Annual Policy Orientation Panelist for the Texas Legislature, Sponsored by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Sheraton Austin, January 9, 2008.
  • Civic Literacy Survey Results (audio link), The Federalist Society’s 9th Annual Conference of the Law School Faculty, with ISI President T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr.; Churchill Hotel, Washington, DC, January 4, 2007.
  • Failing Our Students, Failing America: Holding Colleges Accountable for Teaching America’s History and Institutions, National Press Club, Washington, DC; panelist at 2nd annual press conference, September 18, 2007.
  • President’s Excellence and Virtue Award (Citation Excerpt: “Recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the mission of Belmont Abbey College”), Belmont Abbey College; March 20, 2017