Interim President Norm Tarbox
Norm Tarbox assumed the role of interim president of Weber State University on May 1, 2018, following the resignation of the university's 12th president, Charles A. Wight, who accepted a presidency at Salisbury University. Tarbox will remain as interim president until the completion of a presidential search and appointment of a new president.
Tarbox has served as Weber State University’s vice president of Administrative Services since March 2002, where he has overseen hundreds of millions of dollars in capital projects, as well as WSU Athletics, Human Resources, Financial Services and public safety. He came to WSU from the Utah System of Higher Education, where he was assistant and then associate commissioner for finance and facilities and assistant commissioner for student financial aid. Previously, he was interim deputy director of the Utah Department of Workforce Services. He was a budget and planning analyst at the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget and has been a director of the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority, a member of the State of Utah Privatization Policy Board and a part-time faculty member of the Intermountain Academy for Leadership in Higher Education at the University of Utah.
Tarbox received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and his master’s degree in business administration from Brigham Young University. He earned a doctorate in educational leadership and policy from the University of Utah.