Hall of Fame Member Biographies

W. Roger Webb

W. Roger Webb was president of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah for seventeen years before being appointed as the eighteenth president of the University of Central Oklahoma in 1997. Webb earned a bachelor’s degree at Oklahoma State University and a J. D. degree at the University of Oklahoma. During his NSU tenure, he instituted a student recruitment program, filled hundreds of empty dormitory rooms, added sixteen new degree programs, opened a branch campus in Muskogee, and launched a doctoral program in optometry. At the University of Central Oklahoma, Webb continues his low profile, high-energy work regimen. A respected and popular president, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in 1995.