Author Profile

Robert Hill | Professor of Higher Education Leadership, Nova Southeastern University

Current Position and Past Experience
Robert Hill has been either going to school or teaching and working for schools his entire life. He is currently a full-time associate professor of Higher Education Leadership at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education.

He taught high school English in the public school system for almost 10 years before beginning to work with adult learners in various higher education positions (i.e., Director of Student Services; Associate Dean, Coordinator of a Title III-Funded Academic Support Center, Academic Advisor, Coordinator of Student Teaching, Faculty Advisor, Department Chair, Doctoral Enrollment Counselor) for the last twenty-two years at different private colleges.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Hill received his bachelor’s degree in English Education from the University of Florida in 1982 and a master’s degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of South Florida in 1986. He holds an Ed.D. degree in Higher Education Administration from Nova Southeastern University.

In 1993-1994, he was awarded one of the two annual national PHE graduate administrative fellowships at NSU’s main campus in Fort Lauderdale. He served as the Co-PI on a National Science Foundation Grant, and he has also been awarded faculty research grants at two private universities, including NSU.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Robert Hill was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has lived most of his life in Florida. He lives in South Florida with his wife, to whom he has been married for the last 29 years. They have one daughter who is now a television reporter for a local FL ABC affiliate station.

Hill is a “news junkie” and enjoys traveling to new places and touring different college campuses. His extracurricular activities include reading bestsellers (i.e., John Grisham, Carl Hiaasen, Randy Wayne White, Scott Turow, etc.), watching local school board meetings, riding his tandem bicycle, playing golf, going to the movies, and puttering in his yard.

Connect
You can find Robert on YouTube through his YouTube Channel.
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