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Management educator

Ross Arkell Webber, American management educator. Past member board directors United Way Southeastern Pennsylvania, American Water Systems, Arcadis, Netherlands; coach youth athletics, fund raiser for church, religious educator. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1956-1959.

Background

Webber, Ross Arkell was born on July 18, 1934 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Richard and Muriel (Arkels) Webber.

Education

Biosystems Engineering, Princeton University, 1956; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1966; Master of Science (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1972.

Career

Industrial engineer, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1959-1961; instructor, Columbia University, New York, New York, 1961-1964; lecturer, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1964-1965; assistant professor, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1965-1970; associate professor, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1970-1976; professor, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1976; vice president, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1981-1986; department chairman management, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1992-1995. Director Wharton-Industry Executive Program, University of Pennsylvania, 1966-1968, chairman Wharton International Business committee, 1968-1969, coordinator Organisation Behavior and Management Group, 1968-1975, assistant department chairman, Doctor of Philosophy committee, 1972-1975, coordinator Orgnl. and Mgmt.Component, Advanced Management Program in Health Care Administration, 1973-1974, member University Council, 1975-1977, advising committee Public Management Unit, The Wharton School, 1977-1981, chairman Graduate Admissions committee. Member editorial board The Wharton Magazine.

Board directors Arcadis N.V., American Water Works Company, New Jersey-American Water Company. Owner, principal Ross A. Webber Associations, since 1970.

Works

Membership

Past member board directors United Way Southeastern Pennsylvania, American Water Systems, Arcadis, Netherlands. Coach youth athletics, fund raiser for church, religious educator. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1956-1959.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Mary Louise Foradora, September 29, 1956. Children: Sarah Ruth, Judith Mary, Gregory Ross, Jennifer Louise, Stephen Andrew.

father:
Richard Webber

mother:
Muriel (Arkels) Webber

spouse:
Mary Louise Foradora

children:
Stephen Andrew Webber

Jennifer Louise Webber

Judith Mary Webber

Sarah Ruth Webber

Gregory Ross Webber