Dr. Robert McKeage

A distinguished professor who has served as a faculty member at The University of Scranton for more than 30 years, Dr. Robert L. McKeage is the director of the University’s Business Leadership Honors Program and an Associate Professor of Marketing/Management in the Kania School of Management. Dr. McKeage played a key role in the development of Scranton’s Business Leadership Honors Program, which has graduated more than 200 elite students who have completed the prestigious two-year program.

An award-winning, dedicated faculty member, who always places student learning first, Dr. McKeage’s numerous teaching accolades include the Alpha Sigma Nu’s Edward Gannon Award for Teaching, the Kania School of Management’s Student’s Choice Award for Teaching and the Provost’s Enhancement Award for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Most recently, he was named an Alperin Teaching Fellow. Recently, Dr. McKeage has expanded his love for teaching to online education by developing multiple online courses for the Kania School.

A study by Dr. Robert McKeage, associate professor in the Management/Marketing Department, is among the most-cited articles in the thousands appearing over the years in the more than 600 journals published by SAGE, one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly research publications.  Dr. McKeage’s “Developmental Patterns in Small and Large Groups,” published in Small Group Research, ranks 23rd among SAGE’s most-cited articles.
 Named as one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s “Top Educators” by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Business Journal, Dr. McKeage continues his active research efforts, with recent publications focusing on improving student mentoring.  

Dr. McKeage is an active volunteer in the greater Scranton area, serving on several regional non-profit boards. Recently, he was elected President of the Board of Trustee’s of Covenant Presbyterian Church.   

A native of Montrose, Pa., Dr. McKeage holds both a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Master’s in Business Administration from The University of Scranton. He also earned a Master’s of Science from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. from Temple University. While at Scranton, Dr. McKeage participated in the ROTC program and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.  

In his free time he enjoys, golf, swimming, biking, reading and traveling.