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President’s Announcement about Chancellor Neil George

President’s Announcement about Chancellor Neil George

| August 31, 2011 | 20 Comments

A special announcement from Webster University President Beth Stroble: The Webster we know is a university that creates a strong sense of community, a respect for history and tradition, and the vision to continue to innovate in ways that address students’ unmet needs. The Webster we know is home to students who come to us, […]

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Message to Webster University Community from President Beth Stroble

Message to Webster University Community from President Beth Stroble

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Congratulations, members of the Webster University community! Across the world of Webster, we are welcoming students for a new year of studies that transform them for global citizenship and individual excellence. Each day I enjoy reading about our students, faculty, and alumni in Webster Today. Please continue to send news and photos because they help […]

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Update to Webster Master Plan Initiative

Update to Webster Master Plan Initiative

| July 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

Webster University has engaged Sasaki, the internationally recognized and celebrated planning and urban design firm with offices in Boston and San Francisco, to work with us as we develop our St. Louis campus master plan that will guide us for the next 15 years and beyond. A press release detailing this announcement will be distributed […]

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Oren Yagil Named Special Assistant to the President

Oren Yagil Named Special Assistant to the President

| July 7, 2011 | 3 Comments

Oren Yagil, PhD, has been named special assistant to President Beth Stroble. In this position, Yagil will work with the president and the provost as well as with all members of the Administrative Council to advance strategic initiatives important to Webster’s future. He will join the University on August 1. “Oren brings to this position […]

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Memorial for Anna Barbara Sakurai June 20

Memorial for Anna Barbara Sakurai June 20

| June 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

A memorial service celebrating the life of Anna Barbara Sakurai will be held Monday, June 20, at the Heagney Theatre at Nerinx Hall High School, 530 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves. The Sisters of Loretto invite all of Anna Barbara’s Webster University family to join them in honoring this great teacher and friend. A reception will […]

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Remembering Longtime Professor Anna Barbara Sakurai

Remembering Longtime Professor Anna Barbara Sakurai

| June 6, 2011 | 7 Comments

The following message was distributed Saturday morning by President Beth Stroble to the Webster University Community: It is with great sadness that I must inform you we learned this morning that Professor Emeritus Anna Barbara Sakurai has died as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident this week in Portland, Oregon. Her husband, […]

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Message from the President, May 2, 2011

Message from the President, May 2, 2011

| May 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

To the Webster University Community: In light of recent events, I think it is important to emphasize one of Webster University’s core values. At each of our campuses throughout the United States and worldwide, we are committed to fostering diversity by creating an environment that is accessible and welcoming to individuals of diverse cultures, ages, […]

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17th Annual Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 5

17th Annual Webster Works Worldwide Oct. 5

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

From President Beth Stroble: Dear Colleagues, On Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, Webster University will hold its 17th 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 remarkable commitment to the core […]

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Chief Communications Officer Search Concludes

Chief Communications Officer Search Concludes

| April 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble announced that Barbara E. O’Malley has been named associate vice president and chief communications officer (CCO) for the University. O’Malley, who will join Webster on June 1, currently serves as associate vice president for Marketing and Communications and chief communications officer at The University of Akron. As CCO, O’Malley will […]

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Board of Trustees Establishes Elizabeth J. Stroble Global Scholarship Endowment

Board of Trustees Establishes Elizabeth J. Stroble Global Scholarship Endowment

| April 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Board of Trustees has established the Elizabeth J. Stroble Global Scholarship Endowment in recognition of Webster University President Stroble’s positive leadership and accomplishments. Initially funded with an investment of $100,000, the scholarship will be used to help international students study at Webster’s home campus in St. Louis. Subsequent investments in the scholarship […]

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