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[Video] Spring Convocation 2015 Focuses on New Strategic Plan

[Video] Spring Convocation 2015 Focuses on New Strategic Plan

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s 2015 Spring Convocation took place Thursday, Jan. 15, in a historic venue: The Luhr Building on the Eden Seminary campus, the original home of the Eden-Webster Library System and the site of a partnership between Webster and Eden that dates back to the 1960s. As Webster celebrates its Centennial year, this convocation focused […]

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Live Jan. 21: Stroble on PRSA Panel of Higher Ed CEOs in Social Media

Live Jan. 21: Stroble on PRSA Panel of Higher Ed CEOs in Social Media

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble will share her insights as a university president on social media when she participates in a virtual panel on the topic via Google Hangout Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. Central. Community members can view the free session by registering through this link. The PRSA Counselors to Higher […]

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From the President and Provost: Renewed commitment to Webster’s mission, vision, global responsibilities

From the President and Provost: Renewed commitment to Webster’s mission, vision, global responsibilities

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

A message from the President and Provost distributed to the Webster University community Jan. 12, 2015: The year of 2015 brings renewed opportunity for our communities in St. Louis and beyond. Webster University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has never been stronger or more relevant than it is today. As the world continues to grapple […]

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Webster President Stroble Honored by YWCA as Leader of Distinction

Webster President Stroble Honored by YWCA as Leader of Distinction

| January 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Last month Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble accepted the “Leader of Distinction” award as part of the 2014 YWCA Metro St. Louis Academy of Leaders. Women selected for this honor are “role models – living the YWCA Mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.” With the support of several major sponsors from the […]

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Snapshots: December Toast salutes mid-year graduates

Snapshots: December Toast salutes mid-year graduates

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Friday night was marked by smiles and congratulations for a job well done as Webster University mid-year graduates were saluted with their family and friends at the third annual December Toast. This special event is for graduates who finished their degree requirements in August, October and December, though all are welcome and encouraged to attend […]

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President Stroble Receives Diversity Visionary Award

President Stroble Receives Diversity Visionary Award

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble received the Diversity Visionary Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine in this month’s issue. This award honors individuals who have made significant past and present contributions to diversity in higher education. Honorees are nominated by colleagues and are selected by INSIGHT staff. “President Stroble has made it a […]

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Grand Jury Protests at Webster University

Grand Jury Protests at Webster University

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tuesday evening, Dec. 2, saw some 50-75 students and others peacefully demonstrating in the streets surrounding Webster University’s Webster Groves home campus. The organized protest was in response to the Michael Brown grand jury announcement. The same type of organized protest has occurred at other universities in the St. Louis area and across the United […]

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Holiday Card: Webster’s ‘Most Confusing Carolers’ Deck the Halls in Song

Holiday Card: Webster’s ‘Most Confusing Carolers’ Deck the Halls in Song

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Holidays greetings from Webster University and “The World’s Most Confusing Carolers!” Webster University community members, including alumni and friends, have begun receiving the annual worldwide holiday card from President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster in their email inboxes. If it hasn’t arrived already, the greeting from the President and Provost will be in your […]

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In the News: Stroble on diverse, inclusive teams; Akande on Ebola; Goedereis on healthy habits

In the News: Stroble on diverse, inclusive teams; Akande on Ebola; Goedereis on healthy habits

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Stroble in Business Journal on Building Diverse, Inclusive Teams President Beth Stroble’s column on the importance of building globally diverse and inclusive leadership, “Transforming a region: Globally diverse and inclusive leadership,” which ran in the Sept. 19 edition of the St. Louis Business Journal, is now […]

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From the President and Provost

From the President and Provost

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The following message was distributed to Webster faculty, staff and students on Nov. 5. To the Webster University Community, Recently, we have all been inundated with media conversations and images of racial tensions in the St. Louis area. In these challenging times for St. Louis and the nation, we want you to know that Webster […]

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