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Office of the President - Jeb Egbert

Co-president and CEO, Academics and Chief Learning Officer

Office of the President - Jeb Egbert

As the Co-president and CEO, Academics and Chief Learning Officer for West Coast University, Dr. Egbert is responsible for the oversight of academic programs, practices, policies and procedures of the University. He has a special interest in student learning and related assessment activities to enable the University to achieve continuous improvement, and leading to student post-graduate success.

Dr. Egbert’s formal training comes from Texas A&M, where he earned his Doctorate in Education, and the University of Texas, where he earned his M.B.A.

Dr. Egbert spent nearly 20 years at a traditional, private higher education institution, serving in a variety of roles including Director of Career Services, Dean of Student Affairs, Assistant to the President and Chief Financial Officer.

After working as a developer of account leaders at an international corporate enterprise, he returned to academia as a campus president of a multi-campus university that specialized in the behavioral sciences.

Dr. Egbert joined West Coast University in October 2009 as the University Provost.

“This is an exciting time for West Coast University, as it continues to grow both programmatically and geographically, and prepares students for vitally important careers in healthcare. I am very proud to be part of this institution.” - Dr. Egbert

Biography

As the co-president and CEO with special emphasis on Academics as well as serving as the organization’s Chief Learning Officer, Jeb  Egbert is responsible for the oversight of academic programs, practices, policies and procedures of the University. He has a special interest in student learning and related assessment activities to enable the University to achieve continuous improvement.  Dr. Egbert also enjoys serving as a Commissioner for the WASC Senior College and University Commission, for which he has a three year appointment. 

Dr. Egbert spent nearly 20 years at a traditional, private higher education institution, serving in a variety of roles including Director of Career Services, Dean of Student Affairs, Assistant to the President and Chief Financial Officer. After working as a developer of account leaders at an international corporate enterprise, he returned to academia as a campus president of a multi-campus university that specialized in the behavioral sciences.

Dr. Egbert joined West Coast University in October of 2009 as the University Provost.

 

The Provost’s Perspective

Benefits of Accreditation

Accreditation is sometimes referred to as a “good housekeeping stamp of approval.” It is a way that institutions can invite external, unbiased review of the quality of their programs and services.