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Positioning to Thrive: Strategic Planning Initiative Launched, Steering Committee Named

Positioning to Thrive: Strategic Planning Initiative Launched, Steering Committee Named

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A message from the President and Provost: We are pleased to announce the official launch of Webster University’s Strategic Planning Initiative, which will guide the creation of Webster University’s new strategic plan. As previously mentioned at Fall Convocation and the recent Academic Assembly, Webster University is conducting this initiative to affirm our heritage of providing […]

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Remembering Mary Francis Knight (MA ’04)

Remembering Mary Francis Knight (MA ’04)

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

A message from the President and Provost to the Webster University community: Monday’s Navy Yard shootings in Washington, D.C., left so many shocked and saddened. As many of you know, the tragedy hit our worldwide Webster community particularly close to home, as among the deceased victims was Webster alumna Mary Francis Knight (MA ’04, Pope […]

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Remembering Abdullah Aljarboa

Remembering Abdullah Aljarboa

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

A message from President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster to the Webster University community: It is with great sadness that we inform you of a tragedy in the Webster community. Webster Geneva freshman student Abdullah Aljarboa drowned while swimming in the Rhône River Saturday afternoon. Abdullah, from Saudi Arabia, started with us at Webster […]

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Remembering the March on Washington

Remembering the March on Washington

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University joins the entire nation and the world as we remember the March on Washington that took place 50 years ago today. It was one of the largest political rallies ever held in Washington D.C. Thousands of people united in a call for civil and economic rights for African Americans. As often with history, […]

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President’s Message: Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 2, 2013

President’s Message: Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 2, 2013

| May 28, 2013

A message from the President to Webster University faculty and staff: On Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, Webster University will hold its 19th annual Webster Works Worldwide Community Service Day. Webster University has a rich tradition of service to the community and a sustaining philosophy of integrating community engagement in its curriculum and institutional activities. Webster’s […]

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2012 End-of-Year Message

2012 End-of-Year Message

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

An end-of-year message to the Webster University community from President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and Provost Julian Z. Schuster: As 2012 draws to a close, it is natural for us to reflect on the past year’s experiences and accomplishments and to anticipate time to refresh with family and friends. Given the tragic events in Connecticut, […]

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New Responsive University Website Launched

New Responsive University Website Launched

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

To the Webster University Community: Since 2009, the concern for improved communications – especially the website – has been raised repeatedly. We heard you. And in 2010, we developed a communications task force to look for opportunities to improve our communications. We established Webster Today as an important internal communications vehicle. A 2011 overhaul of […]

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Message to Webster Community: In Appreciation for a Memorable Commencement

Message to Webster Community: In Appreciation for a Memorable Commencement

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Commencement ceremonies at most institutions are a yearly event. At Webster, our extended network of campus locations means we are celebrating graduates year-round. Nonetheless, our May commencement ceremony held at the MUNY in Forest Park is special — it is our largest celebration for graduates who come not just from the […]

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President’s Message: Webster Works Worldwide 18 – Oct. 3, 2012

President’s Message: Webster Works Worldwide 18 – Oct. 3, 2012

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

A message from the President to Webster University faculty and staff: Dear Colleagues, On Wednesday, October 3, 2012, Webster University will hold its 18th annual Webster Works Worldwide Community Service Day. Webster University has a rich tradition of service to the community and a sustaining philosophy of integrating community engagement in its curriculum and institutional […]

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Commencement Speaker: Anne Patterson, Ambassador to Egypt

Commencement Speaker: Anne Patterson, Ambassador to Egypt

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University has announced its speaker for the 2012 Commencement ceremony in St. Louis: Anne W. Patterson, U.S. Ambassador to Egypt. Patterson will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Webster University’s 2012 commencement ceremony, to be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12 at the Muny in […]

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