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Tune in June 25: President Stroble on Higher Education Roundtable at KTRS 550

Tune in June 25: President Stroble on Higher Education Roundtable at KTRS 550

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble will be part of a 60-minute roundtable on issues in higher education on Thursday, June 25, 11 a.m. CDT on St. Louis radio station KTRS-550 AM. The show can be accessed over the air at 550 AM, at the station’s website, and through the station’s live stream. Appearing […]

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Message from the President and Provost

Message from the President and Provost

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

At Webster University, we are committed to building connections within our global network of campus locations to ensure high quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. The connections forged through this mission mean the hope and tragedies experienced locally in our communities are felt globally throughout our diverse network. Thus, […]

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Centennial Event Connects Trustees, Vienna Alumni, Advisory Board

Centennial Event Connects Trustees, Vienna Alumni, Advisory Board

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

June 8 was the occasion for another Webster University centennial event in a historic setting: A networking event in the Vienna city center, where members of the Webster University board of trustees, the Vienna campus advisory board, and several alumni had the opportunity to exchange insights and reflections from Webster’s past and future. The event […]

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In the News: Stroble in ACE Higher Education Today on Partnerships in Cuba

In the News: Stroble in ACE Higher Education Today on Partnerships in Cuba

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Opening Cuba and the World to Webster University Students,” a feature by President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble in the ACE Higher Education Today blog, explores the possibilities for colleges and universities under the United States’ new relationship with Cuba. The article notes Webster’s history of “opening previously closed worlds to students,” while highlighting its continued […]

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Webster University Commencement 2015: Celebrating graduates, alumni in a historic year

Webster University Commencement 2015: Celebrating graduates, alumni in a historic year

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

“You all look beautiful, and it fills my heart to be able to celebrate with you and your families today.” Thus began remarks from Jenifer Lewis ’79 to Webster University graduates present at The Muny in Forest Park or watching online during the 96th commencement ceremony. Lewis was “home” again, returning during her alma mater’s […]

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Webster University Hosts Cybersecurity Sessions at Major IT Conference with Tom Ridge

Webster University Hosts Cybersecurity Sessions at Major IT Conference with Tom Ridge

| April 30, 2015

Webster University hosted two popular sessions at the Gateway to Innovation conference in downtown St. Louis Wednesday, including one featuring Tom Ridge, the first secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania. As an event co-sponsor, Webster also showcased its  cybersecurity program, with President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble formally addressing technology conference attendees before […]

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Webster University Launches New Strategic Plan, ‘Global Impact for the Next Century’

Webster University Launches New Strategic Plan, ‘Global Impact for the Next Century’

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Board of Trustees endorsed the University’s new strategic plan, Global Impact for the Next Century, at its April meeting. The new plan emphasizes a strong commitment to maximizing Webster’s academic and operational assets and firmly establishes Webster’s reputation as a global university. See the new strategic plan website: www.webster.edu/globalimpact “With an appreciation for […]

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In the News: Stroble op-ed in Business Journal on looking beyond college lists

In the News: Stroble op-ed in Business Journal on looking beyond college lists

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The media and industry obsession with lists can mislead parents and prospective students to think only the most selective or list-making universities provide a high-quality education that ensures future success. That’s the topic of Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble‘s column on the op-ed page of the April 17-23 St. Louis Business Journal. “As […]

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Luhr Building Reopens, Continuing Webster-Eden Partnership

Luhr Building Reopens, Continuing Webster-Eden Partnership

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Luhr Building in Webster Groves has reopened. After being empty since 2010, the building is the new home to Webster University’s Information Technology department and the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE), which hosts the University’s national-champion chess team. Both IT and SPICE moved into the building this spring. A formal re-opening event […]

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Interdisciplinary Science Building Plans Move Forward

Interdisciplinary Science Building Plans Move Forward

| April 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

To the Webster University community: Monday evening, Webster University submitted plans for the Interdisciplinary Science Building to the Plan Commission of the City of Webster Groves. Mara Perry, director of Planning & Development, presented the plans, and the presentation was positive. Commission members had some questions relating to the parking, the progress of the left […]

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