Lewis W. Webb Jr.

Charles Duke

Charles Duke served as the fourth director of the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary, from 1941 to 1946, after the resignation of William T. Hodges. A Norfolk native and graduate of William & Mary in 1923, Duke served as the bursar at the Williamsburg campus while serving as director in Norfolk…. read more »

Webb University Center

Webb University Center is the main community center at Old Dominion University (ODU). Known familiarly as “The Webb,” the building was named in honor of Lewis W. Webb, Jr., the first president of Old Dominion. The center also houses offices for Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, Auxiliary Services, Office of Intercultural Relations, Women’s Center, student organizations, dining… read more »

Lewis W. Webb, Jr.

Lewis W. Webb, Jr., the first President of Old Dominion University (ODU), was born in Norfolk, Virginia on March 1, 1910. A graduate of Maury High School, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1931 and Master of Science degree in 1932 from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg. He served as an Instructor of… read more »