Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Services and Enrollment Management

Ed ScantlingEd Scantling became Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Services and Enrollment Management in July 2014. Prior to that he served as Dean of Education from June 2006, after two years as associate dean. He has served as Chair of the Enrollment Management Council since its inception in 2008 during which time he was responsible for developing UNK’s first Strategic Enrollment Plan (2009).

Scantling was chairman of UNK’s Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies from 1998 to 2004, and is a former high school and collegiate wrestling coach, previously serving as head wrestling coach for the Lopers. Before coming to UNK in 1985 Scantling was an instructor of physical education at the University of Northern Colorado; before that, he was a high school teacher in Clear Lake (Lakeport, Calif.) High School. Scantling served as assistant wrestling coach at Northern Colorado and head wrestling coach in Lakeport.

An expert scholar and research in physical education and recreation, Scantling has had numerous articles published in journals such as “Physical Education, Recreation and Dance,” and “Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators.” He has written two textbooks on fitness education, “Fitness Education: Teaching Concepts-Based Fitness in the Schools” (1997), and “Fitness Education: Ideas and Implications for Secondary Schools” (1996). For his efforts as a faculty member Scantling has received the Leland Holdt Distinguished Faculty Award in 2001 and the Pratt-Heins Faculty Award for Service in 2005.

Scantling earned his bachelor’s from Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., his master’s from University of Northern Colorado and his doctorate from University of New Mexico.