Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D., became president of Stetson University in July 2009. With a broad career in higher education and private industry, she is leading a comprehensive strategic plan that is establishing Stetson as the university of choice for innovative approaches to tackling complex challenges.
Dr. Libby is active in Central Florida life and, in 2014, she received a Women Who Mean Business Award from the Orlando Business Journal and was also named one of the “Top 55 Most Influential” in Volusia and Flagler counties by MyCoast Magazine. In 2011 and 2013, Dr. Libby was named to The Volusia/Flagler Business Report’s list of “Influential Women in Business.” In 2010, was appointed to the Mainstreet Community Bank Board of Directors.
In addition, she is a member of the boards of directors of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF), the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), and the Central Florida Partnership. Dr. Libby served as president of Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., from 2003-2009, and earned her doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Connecticut in 1994.