New College, Nottingham was established by merging four smaller colleges. The school achieved two successful national inspections, in 1996 and 2001 respectively, under Morgan-Webb's leadership. The College was awarded, among other awards, the Queen's Anniversary Award for FHE in 2002.
Morgan-Webb served as a member of the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority for 5 years (1997–2002). She was a Board member of the East Midlands Regional Economic Development Agency (1998–2004) and the Derbyshire Learning and Skills Council.
She was awarded a Damehood for "services to Further Education" in the 2000 Honours List.
She has been Special Professor at the University of Nottingham and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the Nottingham Trent University in 2004 and was made an Honorary Fellow of City and Guilds in 2003.
She is a specialist advisor to the House of Commons Select Committee for Education and Skills. After retiring from New College in December 2003, she established an educational consulting firm known as The Morgan Webb Education Ltd.