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West Coast University names provost/chief academic officer 

Veteran of higher education, Jeb Egbert, M.B.A., Ed.D, will oversee school growth and accreditation.

By Susan BelknappPublished: October 14, 2009 01:15 PM

Costa Mesa-based West Coast University announced Monday that Jeb Egbert, M.B.A., Ed.D, has been appointed provost and chief academic officer. As part of a restructuring effort designed to accommodate growth and impending expansion, Egbert will now responsible for a wide range of traditional academic areas for the university’s three Southern California campuses.

These responsibilities include faculty and academic support personnel, accreditation, academic program development, academic assessment, academic policies and procedures, in addition to academic budget management.


Egbert was vice president for Academic Affairs and campus president at Argosy University for five years. Prior to that, Egbert held a management role with EDS for six years, during which he also led a number of educational functions within the corporation.

During the first 19 years of his career in higher education, Egbert has served in both faculty and administrative roles at Ambassador University.
 
The announcement of Egbert’s new position comes on the heels of the recent appointment of Barry Ryan, J.D., Ph.D., as president and CEO, West Coast University.


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