As vice provost for administration, Anda L. Webb is the chief administrative officer for the executive vice president and provost. She focuses on academic administration in the areas of human resources and budget/finance, and she serves as a strategic advisor/counselor to the provost on a variety of matters. Ms. Webb oversees employment policies and personnel matters for the provost's areas and supervises the development and revision of academic policies. She provides financial and budgetary oversight of the academically related centers and units which report through the Provost's organization, and she also oversees the day-to-day functions of the Provost's Office. In addition, she has oversight of the Office of Virginia Status, and the Air Force, Army, and Naval ROTC units.
Ms. Webb has served as the provost's representative and sponsor for a number of University projects, including the development of the University's Financial Model; the UFirst Initiative, a project designed to develop a strategic vision and high-performing efficient service model for human resources; and the Managerial Reporting Oversight Board, an initiative designed to provide robust financial planning, analysis, and decision-making in support of the University's strategic priorities. From 2004 to 2009, she was responsible for the development and initial implementation phases of the Student Systems Project, the University's replacement of its student information system.
Ms. Webb joined the University of Virginia in 1987. From 1988–1997, she served as assistant to the provost and academic affairs associate with the Office of the Provost.
Prior to assuming the position of vice provost, Ms. Webb served as associate dean in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (1997–2001). In this role she was instrumental in creating the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, the University's first part-time degree program for adult students. Her responsibilities as associate dean included oversight of regional academic centers serving 16,000 students, management of a $12 million budget, and improvement of the school's academic standards, policies, and procedures.
Ms. Webb has served on a number of University committees, including the Respectful Workplace Steering Committee, the School of Medicine Compensation Committees, the University Strategic Planning subcommittees, the Commencement and Convocations Subcommittee, and the University Benefits Committee. From 2002–2005, she served as the chair of the President's Women's Leadership Council.
She currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee for Finance Strategic Transformation and on the Advisory Committee for the Virginia Festival of the Book. She conducts professional development workshops for the University's Leadership in Academic Matters Program. Ms. Webb served for 14 years as a member of the executive board for the Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education, and she remains engaged as an emerita member of the organization.
Ms. Webb is an ICF credentialed Leadership Coach. She is the recipient of several awards, including the Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award (2012), the William E. DePuy Award (2014), and the Samuel R. Crockett Award (2014). She is certified to administer the EQ-i 2.0®, EQ 360® and EQ-i 2.0 Higher Education® emotional intelligence assessments, as well as the LPI®:Leadership Practices Inventory®.
Ms. Webb earned her B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and her M.B.A. from James Madison University.