The Earl A. Webb Academy of Principled Leaders


The Earl A. Webb Academy of Principled Leaders, colloquially referred to as Webb Academy, is an annual program held in January designed to bring together Executive Cabinet members and Alumni Advisors from each chapter and associate chapter. Webb Academy provides the time and space to become more effective leaders, develop personal and officer goals and design a framework for chapter success.

The curriculum includes reviewing Executive Cabinet responsibilities, chapter standards, operating procedures, and personal and leadership development. This three-day program of intense leadership training and networking with other undergraduate officers, university professionals, Fraternity volunteers, and Headquarters Staff concentrates on personal and chapter leadership.

Officers Hosted at the 2020 Earl A. Webb Academy of Principled Leaders:

  • Chapter President
  • Director of Recruitment
  • Director of Finance & Operations
  • Director of Education & Wellness (NEW)

Undergraduates attending Webb Academy should expect to:

  • Understand their leadership roles within the chapter
  • Know deadlines related to positions and headquarters support
  • Reinforce and recall effective leadership practices
  • Articulate and identify hazing practices and behaviors
  • Create chapter-specific budgets and recruitment plans

When the program started in 1985, Sigma Tau Gamma was the first national fraternity to hold a President’s conference. It has evolved over the years and now includes four officers with plans to bring together the entire executive cabinet from every chapter and associate chapter.

The program is named in honor of Earl A. Webb for his commitment to our Fraternity and his desire to see each officer properly prepared to take on their respective roles. Webb was elected National President at the 30thAnniversary Grand Conclave in 1950. A dedicated lifelong member of Sigma Tau Gamma, he gave more than 60 years of leadership and service to the Fraternity. His noble character inspired the nickname “Mr. Sig Tau”. Earl Webb entered Chapter Eternal on December 31, 2009.

Date and Locations

January 8 – 10, 2021
Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel
11925 N Meridian St,
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: (317) 816-0777 | Website

We strongly recommend chapters arrange travel by Friday, December 13, 2019. The hotel is located 30 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

Cost of Program

The cost of Webb Academy is offset by 2019-2020 National Dues & Fees – there are no additional registration fees for undergraduate officers.

Alumni Advisors can register for the program through mySigTau at a cost of $125.

The chapter is responsible for providing travel to and from the program.

HQ Staff will register newly elected officers for the program following the December 1 deadline for updating officer information in OmegaFi Vault.

Accommodations and Meals

Registration includes two nights in the hotel, five meals, and participant materials.

Feel free to bring a backpack or messenger bag to hold your materials.
Directors of Finance should bring their laptop.

Additional Information

Webb Academy is a substance-free program.