Rev. Scotty McLennan is the Dean for Religious Life at Stanford University. He was the University Chaplain at Tufts University from 1984 to 2000, and Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Business School for ten of those years. He is the author of Jesus Was a Liberal. In 1975, he was also ordained to the ministry (Unitarian Universalist) and admitted to the Massachusetts bar as an attorney. He is the inspiration for Doonesbury's Rev. Scott Sloan. He lives in Stanford, California.