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Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble is leading a national discussion on the value of independent colleges

Equity, Access and Student Success

The Council of Independent Colleges is hosting a series of workshops to make the case for the value of private institutions.Leading that effort is Webster University Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble.

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Webster's award for the All-In challenge

Webster Wins National Awards

Webster University won three national awards for its efforts to register students to vote and to get them to the polls on election day. 

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Highest US News Ranking

Webster earned its highest ranking in the annual U.S. News & World Report College ranking, moving up six spots from last year, and 16 spots in just over a decade.

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Brennae Jackson (left) and Tekoa Bell (right)

Suggs Scholars

Two incoming freshmen from St. Louis were named the 2019 Suggs Scholars at Webster University.

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Recent News

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In the News: Foppiani on Iran; Falconer on black history; Clewell tributes

February 20, 2020

Oreste Foppiani was interviewed by the Swiss financial magazine Allnews on the Iranian legislative elections and the consequences of tensions between Washington and Tehran. ... Jameca Falconer's public radio interview about teaching black history was picked up by outlets in Florida. ... Two St. Louis publications penned tributes to Webster literature professor David Clewell, who passed away last weekend.

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Webster Ghana Goes Green

February 20, 2020

Kicking off a Webster Goes Green initiative, in an attempt to reduce the carbon footprint of the campus, Webster Ghana undertook various conservation practices, leading up to their first Public Lecture of the year, focused on the environment. Feb. 1-7 was designated as Eco Week with a number of recycling, reducing and reusing activities taking place on campus, heightened by a competition element for maximum student involvement.

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Webster Forensics and Debate Wins Big at State Tournament

February 19, 2020

The Webster Forensics and Debate Team returned from the Missouri State Tournament this past Sunday, Feb. 16, bringing home four State Championships, third place overall Individual Events Sweepstakes, and 26 awards. Freshman Sarah Hammeke also qualified for the elite Interstate Oratory Tournament, the nation’s oldest forensic tournament. Only two people per state are selected to attend the competition each year. Webster has previously qualified individuals and won third place in that prestigious tournament.

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The logo for the ARDN and FIFA Red Card Campaign

Chancellor to Help Launch Campaign to Fight Discrimination, Violence Against Women

February 19, 2020

Webster University Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble, will help launch the African Renaissance Diaspora Network’s (ARDN) international “Red Card” Campaign at the United Nations’ New York headquarters on March 6. The campaign will raise awareness about domestic violence and gather personal pledges from people around the world to help raise awareness of discrimination and violence against women.

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