W. Scott Cole has served as Vice President and General Counsel for the University of Central Florida since 2002. Mr. Cole received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Juris Doctor from the University of Florida. He is an active member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys having served as a member of the Board of Directors and on numerous committees. Mr. Cole also serves as a member of the American Bar Association’s accreditation review team, conducting site reviews of law schools around the country. He is a multi-year recipient of the Florida Legal Elite award, awarded to the top 2% of attorneys in Florida as determined by members of the Florida Bar. Mr. Cole is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District Court of Florida and the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.