Dr. Rob Gustafson is the 17th President of Erskine College. Gustafson was called into educational service during his undergraduate years at the University of Virginia, where he was a scholarship football standout. After a season of service as a teacher, Gustafson obtained a position as the Head of School at Jackson Preparatory School in Jackson, Mississippi, where he served for five years. Subsequently, he was hired as the Head of School at the prestigious Stony Brook School in New York – a position he held for 15 years. Gustafson holds a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Columbia University Teachers College and a Doctorate of Ministry from Erskine Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Beth, have two children and one grandchild.