Dr. Scott Lucas serves as the Vice President of Aviation, Manufacturing, and Institutional Effectiveness at Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology (WSU Tech) in Wichita, KS. Dr. Lucas was named Vice President in 2015 and has overseen a variety of career and technical pathways including Robotics, Industrial Automation, Electronics, Predictive Maintenance, and others. During this time the WSU Tech’s enrollment has climbed to historic highs, they have finished in the top-2 of NC3 certifications for the past three years, lead Kansas in high school CTE Dual credit offerings, and have maintained a 90% placement rate.
He has been with the college since 2003, beginning as a student advisor before transitioning into institutional research. Dr. Lucas is the liaison officer with WSU Tech’s Accrediting Body, the Higher Learning Commission, an executive board member of the Wichita Manufacturing Association, President-Elect for the Kansas Council for Workforce Education, a member of the Regional Manufacturing Council for Technical Education in Wichita, serves on the City of Wichita’s District VI Advisory Board, and is a member of ARM’s Education and Workforce Advisory Committee.