Wayne Webster

VP, Advancement

Dr. Wayne Webster is a trusted leader with more than 20 years of executive leadership experience advancing the missions and fundraising priorities at nationally-ranked small and large colleges and universities. Throughout his tenure, he has served as a member of the president’s cabinet, chief liaison to the board, led strategic planning and oversaw historic fundraising campaigns, delivered award-winning constituent engagement programs, and played a key role in overall marketing, communications, and town-gown efforts.

He currently serves as Vice President for Advancement at The College of Wooster, where he led the public phase of the $190 million Wooster’s Promise campaign, which resulted in a state-of-the-art life sciences building and significant endowment growth to help support strategic initiatives. He is currently leading the successful two-year $36 million fundraising effort for the campus center renovation, set to complete in January 2023. During his four years at Wooster, the endowment has grown from $299.6 million to an estimated $420 million and he has played a role in helping bring the endowment drawdown from 5.88% to 5% over that time.

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