Chancellor's Welcome

A Message from Dr. John Watret

John Watret, Ph.D. Chancellor Worldwide Campus

To our students,

Please allow me to congratulate you on being part of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Your decision to become a student here reflects your commitment and dedication to achieving success both academically and professionally.

Our Worldwide Campus is comprised of more than 125 locations in the United States, Canada, Asia, South America, and Europe, and as a student, you will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from faculty, staff and students from across the globe. Our commitment to you is to support, encourage and assist you as you work to reach your goals.

I believe our strengths are many, but the following stand out:

  • Our commitment to student service and success. Embry-Riddle Worldwide continues to be a place where anyone interested in aviation/aerospace — regardless of age, geography, family responsibilities or other circumstances — can attend and thrive at a first-class university.
  • Our commitment to academic quality. Embry-Riddle Worldwide is dedicated to academic quality, to providing an exemplary teaching and learning experience, and to preparing our students for professional careers in the aviation industry.
  • Our commitment to innovation. As a leader in distance education, Embry-Riddle Worldwide continues to develop and deliver online courses, EagleVision courses, and online/classroom blended courses, making quality higher education available to anyone — anywhere.
  • Our commitment to the military community. Embry-Riddle Worldwide has a long-standing commitment to our servicemen and servicewomen, both active-duty and veteran, and we take pride in our ability to offer high quality education that is flexible to meet their specific requirements.

Thanks to the work and support of our faculty and staff, our alumni and students, and so many people in the communities we serve, Embry-Riddle Worldwide stands ready to help you achieve your educational and career goals. We welcome you to share in the great Embry-Riddle tradition and be part of our promising future. And whether you are a new student, a continuing student, or one of our many alumni, let me offer you a warm welcome to Embry-Riddle Worldwide.

Worldwide Embry-Riddle John Watret Chancellor Signature

John R. Watret, Ph.D., FRAeS
Worldwide Campus