Interim President Wayne P. Webster, a veteran administrator with more than 23 years of service advancing the missions of national ranked colleges and universities, has been named the 18th president of Albion College in Michigan, effective July 1, 2023. Webster will remain in his role at Wooster through the transition of President-Elect Anne E. McCall, who begins her term on July 1, 2023. 

Webster joined Wooster in 2017 as vice president for advancement and assumed the role of interim president on July 1, 2022, following the departure of President Sarah Bolton, who now serves as president of Whitman College. 

During his interim term, Webster led the successful completion of the $40 million Lowry Center expansion and renovation, which opened formally Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, and worked with donors to establish new positions for campus sustainability and student retention, and launched an updated mascot.