Heather Webb, Ph.D.

webbDirector, Office of Student Standards

The Director is responsible for administering the University’s Student Conduct Code, adjudicating academic and non-academic cases, selecting, training and chairing judicial board, training and supervising hearing officers, managing programming budgets, and reviewing and revising institutional policies and procedures.  The Director oversees all programming and outreach efforts of the Judicial Affairs Office.


Educational Background

Previous Experience in Higher Education:

Student Affairs Specialist and Coordinating Advisor to the Old Masters Program, Office of the Dean of Students, Purdue University, 2001-2006

Residence Hall Coordinator, Illinois State University, 1999-2001

Instructor, Resident Assistant Semester Long In-Service Classes, Illinois State University, 1999-2001

Judicial Affairs Graduate Assistant, Office of the Dean of Students, Purdue University, 1998-1999

Instructor, EDPS 100- Personal Growth & Development, Purdue University, 1998-1999

Residence Hall Staff Resident, Purdue University, 1997-1999

Resident Assistant, Purdue University, 1996-1997



Ph.D. Purdue University—High Education Administration, College Student Affairs, Dissertation Title: Academic Dishonesty and the International Student

M.S.Ed. Purdue University—College Student Affairs, May 1999

B.A.  Purdue University—Communications, Public Relations & Event Management, May 1996


Professional Involvement

Association Memberships:

American College Personnel Association (ACPA)

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)

Center for Academic Integrity (CAI)

Association of Student Judicial Affairs (ASJA)

Purdue Alumni Association, Life Member

Tau Beta Sigma, National Honorary Music Organization- Past District President


Professional Leadership Positions:

American College Personnel Association (ACPA)

  • Judicial Affairs and Legal Issues Commission Directorate, 2004 – Present
  • Coordinator for Sponsored Judicial Programs, 2004-Present
  • 2006 Convention Planning Committee, 2004- 2006
  • Convention Program Reviewer, 2004-2006

Association of Student Judicial Affairs (ASJA)

  • Host Institution for Circuit 7 Residential Life Judicial Affairs Training Workshop


Committees and Special Appointments:

Eastern Illinois University

  • EIU General Counsel Search Committee, 2006

Purdue University

  • Purdue Parking and Traffic Committee, 2004- 2006
  • Office of the Dean of Students Professional Development Committee, 2002- 2006
  • Navy ROTC Performance Review Board, 2001- 2006
  • Purdue Campus Safety Task Force, 2001- 2006
  • INCSAAP Sexual Assault/Violence Training Workshop Delegate, 2003
  • Faculty Fellow, Tarkington Hall, 2003- 2004
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force, 2001-2002
  • Office of the Dean of Students Public Relations Committee, 2001- 2002
  • ALLY Training Workshop, 2001
  • Lilly Endowment Retention Initiatives Living-Learning Committee, 1998-99
  • National Association of Women in Education Graduate Student Presentation Selection Committee Member, 1998
  • Purdue School of Education Outstanding Faculty Selection Committee Member, 1998
  • Residence Hall Counselor Development Committee, 1996-98
  • Counseling & Development Student Organization, 1997

Illinois State University

  • Advisor to Illinois State Resident Assistant Association, 2000 – 2001
  • Residence Hall Lobby Redecoration Committee, 2000 – 2001
  • Advisor to East Campus Unity Multicultural Programming Board, 2000-2001
  • Residence Hall Lobby Redecoration Committee, 2000 – 2001
  • Resident Assistant Development Committee, 1999- 2001
  • Faculty Mentor Development Committee, 1999- 2001
  • Professional Mentoring and Development, 1999-2001
  • Advisor to Hewett-Manchester Student Association, 1999-2000
  • Advisor to ISU delegation of National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) Student Leadership Conference, 2000
  • Service Splash Saturday Student Affairs Committee, 2000
• Coordinated selection of Manchester Scholarship Award, 2000
• Professional Staff Interview Team (ACPA), 2000


Achievements, Honors and Awards

Recipient of the ACPA Outstanding New Professional in Judicial Affairs Award, 2006

Purdue Police Citizens Police Academy Graduate, 2006

Old Masters Program Outstanding Student Organization (Advisor to Program), 2005

ACPA Mid-Level Management Training Seminar Graduate, January 2004

Purdue APSAC Grant Recipient, 2004

East Campus Unity Outstanding Program Award (Advisor to Program), 2001



ACPA International Conference
Academic Dishonesty: Are International Students Different from Domestic Students?, March 2006
Computer Misuse Among College Students, April 2004
Working with Parents: A Task You Can Manage!, April 2000

NASPA Annual Conference
The Challenges of Working with Parents of College Students, March 2001

Indiana Student Affairs Association Conference
More Than A Parking Permit…How Do We Serve Our Off-Campus Population?, October 2004
Computer Misuse Among College Students, October 2003

Purdue University
Academic Dishonesty Among Purdue Students Data Review Presentation, Various times and audiences, 2005-2006
College Teaching Workshop, January & May 2002
Working Together:  The Residence Halls & The Dean of Students Office, Residence Hall Staff Training, October 2001

Illinois State University
Technology & its Impact on Student Development, October 2000
Writing Your Own Mission Statement: A Path to Success, April 2000
Professional Practices in Student Affairs: How are we measuring up?, February 2000
What It’s Like to be Brand New on an Old Staff…, December 1999
Managing the Stress, September 1999

National Integrative Training Institute
Incorporating Learning Organization Principles into Your Staff, November 2000



Taub, D.J., Webb, H. K., Clark, R. E., & Fanucce, M. (in press). Student downloading and file-sharing: Problems and responses. The Journal of College and University Student Housing.