Dr. Ben Leslie is Provost and Executive Vice President for Gardner-Webb University. As chief academic administrator, Dr. Leslie oversees teaching, learning, scholarship, and research initiatives at Gardner-Webb University. Through collaborative work with deans, departmental chairs, and other Vice Presidents, Dr. Leslie administers faculty appointments and promotions, and tenure. In addition, Dr. Leslie ensures the quality of Gardner-Webb’s curricula and student learning.
Gardner-Webb University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone Number 404-679-4501) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. Inquiries to the Commission should relate only to the accreditation status of the institution, and not to general admission information.
The Commission on Colleges, Gardner-Webb University’s regional accrediting agency, is recognized and certified by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
In addition several departmental programs are accredited by the appropriate state or national agencies.
The University is authorized by the immigration authorities of the United States for the training of foreign students.
Complaints regarding the institution that cannot be resolved at the institutional level, particularly complaints regarding applicable state laws, may be directed to the Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice.
The mailing address of the Consumer Protection Division is
North Carolina Department of JusticeConsumer Protection Division9001 Mail Service CenterRaleigh, NC 27699-90011-877-566-7226
A complaint form is available online.