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Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

Remembering Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, Professor Emeritus

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University extends condolences to colleagues and friends of Sister Eloise Jarvis, SL, who passed away Oct. 21 at the Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Kentucky. She was 91 years old. Sr. Eloise’s passing prompts us to recall the contributions she made to help shape Webster’s nearly 100-year history. She earned her undergraduate degree […]

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2014 GLA October Session, Day Two: Data, decision-making and the SOC dean

2014 GLA October Session, Day Two: Data, decision-making and the SOC dean

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Understanding and Using Data Effectively The Global Leadership Academy (GLA) fellows began the second day of their October meeting with the session “Understanding and Using Data Effectively,” presented by Julie Weissman and Justin Bitner from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. The fellows learned what data the institution keeps and why, what types of data must […]

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2014 GLA Cohort October Session, Day One: Strategic planning, finance and HR/GMC/Advancement panel

2014 GLA Cohort October Session, Day One: Strategic planning, finance and HR/GMC/Advancement panel

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oct. 20-24 marks the third meeting of the 2014 GLA fellows. From locations across the Webster network, 15 faculty and staff members will gather this week at three of the University’s Midwestern locations: St. Louis; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and Kansas City, Missouri; to learn about leadership, get a deep and grounded understanding of the University […]

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Update on 2015 Benefits Enrollment Coming Soon; Information Meetings Scheduled

Update on 2015 Benefits Enrollment Coming Soon; Information Meetings Scheduled

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s enrollment period is Nov. 10 – 23. Webster University’s benefits-eligible employees will need to make an active choice on most benefits to elect or decline coverage in our online benefits portal at My Webster/Benefits/Health & Welfare. Benefit-eligible employees will be receiving their detailed packet of information the week of Oct. 20. Take time […]

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Spring Software Request Deadline and Procedure

Spring Software Request Deadline and Procedure

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A message from Kenneth Freeman, vice president and chief information officer: In order to manage a growing catalog of software titles, the University’s IT organization needs to assess software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. These factors include: viability, the vendor, the vendor’s support structure, compatibility […]

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Save the Date: Global Holiday Tree Trimming Party Dec. 4

Save the Date: Global Holiday Tree Trimming Party Dec. 4

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

To celebrate the rich diversity of Webster University’s worldwide network during the holiday season, a uniquely decorated Global Holiday Tree will once again be on display in the University Center throughout the month of December. New ornaments submitted from around the Webster worldwide network are added to the permanent collection that decorates the tree each […]

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Webster Wellness: Special ‘Try the Y’ Oct.18 – 31

Webster Wellness: Special ‘Try the Y’ Oct.18 – 31

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster Wellness has partnered with YMCA of Southwest Illinois to offer Webster University faculty and staff a corporate membership, which includes a special “Try the Y” period Oct. 18 – 31 and a first month discount valued at $209. Give it a try! Visit this Webster Wellness post for more information, and send any questions […]

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Survey: Town Halls for Endowment Investment Advisory Services

Survey: Town Halls for Endowment Investment Advisory Services

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Town Hall sessions were held Oct. 13-15 regarding the University’s Investment Advisory Services for Endowment Investment request for proposal. Presenting firms summarized how they propose to invest Webster’s funds and why they chose this asset allocation. Faculty, staff and students who attended the sessions are asked to complete a short survey. Responses are requested […]

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Webster Wellness: Work/life balance presentation by Patrick Stack Oct. 20

Webster Wellness: Work/life balance presentation by Patrick Stack Oct. 20

| October 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Join Patrick Stack, director of Counseling from the Counseling & Life Development Office, on Monday, Oct. 20, from noon to 1 p.m. in the University Center presentation room as he discusses strategies to balance life and work. Webster Wellness celebrates 12 months of wellness, and this month’s theme is work/life balance. According to a survey conducted […]

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Make it Gourd-geous: Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest Oct. 30

Make it Gourd-geous: Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest Oct. 30

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sharpen Your Knives! The Finance and Administration Staff Recognition Committee present the 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. Webster University faculty and staff  from the home campus, global campuses and extended campus locations are invited to dazzle us with your pumpkin carving skills and creativity. The best carved pumpkin, as voted by Webster community members, will […]

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