Webb Institute seeks nominations for and expressions of interest
in the position of President.
Located in Glen Cove, New York, on Long Island Sound, Webb
Institute is a unique, top-ranked undergraduate institution
offering one academic option, a double major in Naval Architecture
and Marine Engineering. Webb Institute, a private undergraduate
engineering college, is the only full-tuition scholarship,
engineering college in the country. Founded in
1889 by industrialist and philanthropist William H. Webb, the
Institute has a long and distinguished history of attracting top
students and producing well educated and highly skilled engineers.
Alumni have had distinguished careers in all sectors of the marine
industry for over 100 years.
With nine full-time teaching faculty and 105 undergraduate
students, Webb Institute epitomizes close partnerships between
students and faculty in an intimate, small college setting.
Students are instructed directly by the faculty, on a
first-name basis. Students work in a cohort model throughout
their four years in one of the most rigorous and respected
interdisciplinary programs in the U.S. Its graduates are
highly valued by a range of industries, with consistent 100 percent
placement rates. Since its founding, Webb Institute operations have
been funded primarily by its endowment and by perennial 70%+ alumni
participation in its Annual Fund. Webb currently meets full
need for the entire student body. All students receive a
full-tuition scholarship while room and board scholarships are
available for those students with demonstrated need. More
information may be found at: www.webb.edu.
Over Webb’s lifetime, trustees and administrators have
continuously developed and executed strategies to secure Webb's
future through strategic investment, new initiatives, and the
identification of new resources. With the recent construction of a
state of the art academic center and a successful capital campaign,
Webb is excited to welcome a new president to build on its legacy
of success. Webb seeks an exceptional leader who is inspired by
Webb's mission, brings significant administrative and
organizational management experience, demonstrates an aptitude for
fundraising, and is committed to the values of a student-centered,
inclusive and diverse community.
Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications are
invited and should be directed to Lucy Leske, and Julia Bradley,
the WittKieffer consultants assisting Webb with this search, at
Electronic submissions are required through WittKieffer's candidate
portal. Candidate review begins immediately; for full
consideration, submit by September 10, 2021.
Webb Institute values diversity and is committed to equal
opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability,
ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by