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Webster China Snapshots: Graduations in Chengdu, Shanghai; Joint Alumni Chapter Launched

Webster China Snapshots: Graduations in Chengdu, Shanghai; Joint Alumni Chapter Launched

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Separated by 1000 miles in mainland China, Webster University China MBA students in Shanghai and Chengdu recently celebrated graduation day on the same weekend. Julian Schuster, Webster’s provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer, officiated at both graduations flanked by two different teams of Chinese administrators and professors as new graduates friends and family […]

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Search Committee Named for Next Vienna Director

Search Committee Named for Next Vienna Director

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that the search committee for the position of Director of Webster University Vienna has been named. The search committee, with representatives from the Vienna, Geneva and St. Louis campuses, has begun its work.  The advertisement for the position will be posted in early January, and the […]

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2015 Kemper Award Nominations Sought from Webster Community; Due Feb. 9

2015 Kemper Award Nominations Sought from Webster Community; Due Feb. 9

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost invites nominations for the 2015 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award, generously funded by the William T. Kemper Foundation, recognizes faculty members who demonstrate teaching at its finest. Up to four Kemper Awards will be presented: two for full-time faculty members on the St. Louis campus […]

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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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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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Proposals Invited for Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program Spring 2015

Proposals Invited for Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program Spring 2015

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Provost and Office of Academic Affairs are pleased to announce that we are now accepting proposals from students for the Provost’s Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program for funding to be used in the Spring 2015 semester. Now in its second year, the program provides undergraduate students conducting research projects under the […]

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Faculty Research Grant Information Session Oct. 7

Faculty Research Grant Information Session Oct. 7

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Provost Julian Schuster, the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Faculty Development Center invite faculty members to attend a one-hour information session focused on writing successful proposals for Faculty Research Grants and applications for the Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr., Faculty Award at Webster. Participants will have an opportunity to speak with a panel including last […]

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Faculty Research Grant Makes Unique Collection of Historical Hauptmann Letters Possible

Faculty Research Grant Makes Unique Collection of Historical Hauptmann Letters Possible

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

First-time Faculty Research Grant recipient Paula Hanssen, associate professor in the Department of International Languages and Cultures in Webster University’s College of Arts & Sciences, is pursuing the completion of a project that has interested her for nearly 25 years. The project involves translating and publishing the letters of Elisabeth Hauptmann, a confidant of Bertolt […]

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Snapshot: Provost Presents to Enrollment Management

Snapshot: Provost Presents to Enrollment Management

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Enrollment Management team had its fall unit meeting Wednesday, including a few guest speakers from around Webster University. Julian Schuster, provost, senior vice president and chief executive officer, presented to the team, emphasizing how important Enrollment Management is to a successful institution, and how important their work is to ensuring student success. “Successful people […]

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