University Provost, Jeb B. Egbert, EdD


As the Provost 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.

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.

Regional Accreditation

Moving from National to Regional Accreditation

WASC's Assessment Leadership Academy is a competitive program, selecting only approximately 30 participants each year. The Academy focused on everything from practical skills to the history, philosophy, and politics behind the contemporary assessment movement. Participants learned from nationally recognized leaders in higher education such as Peter Ewell, Trudy Banta, Jillian Kinzie, Kathleen Yancey, and John Tagg.