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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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Webster University

CACREP Accreditation

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs accredited Webster University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program for its Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia locations in South Carolina through October of 2027.

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Jeff Turney helped a WW II veteran move across the country

Alumnus on CBS News for Kindness

Alumnus Jeff Turney was profiled in a feature story on CBS National News this weekend for an act of kindness to a community member. Turney, a police sergeant, helped a WW II veteran move across the country after learning the man was attempting to relocate by himself.

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Recent News


Webster Uzbekistan Admissions Meets with Students In Samarkand, Karshi

October 18, 2019

Members of the Webster University Uzbekistan admissions team visited lyceums and universities in two of the country’s regions – Samarkand and Kashkadarya. The goal of the three-day-long series of meetings was to build the Webster brand in cities outside the capital and to inform current high school and undergraduate students about Bachelor's and Master's programs offered in the Tashkent campus.

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Paula Witkowski (center) discussed dyslexia on St. Louis On The Air.

In the News: Fatton on Asia security, Witkowski on dyslexia, Film Series

October 18, 2019

School of Education Professor Paula Witkowski was interviewed for a half hour discussion on dyslexia on St. Louis Public Radio’s “St. Louis on the Air” program. ... Geneva's Lionel Fatton was interviewed by Swiss, Swedish and Chinese media to discuss different aspects of security and international relations topics in Japan, China, North Korea and Hong Kong. ... Webster's Film Series was featured for the upcoming screening of "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" with live accompaniment by The Invincible Czars.

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GCP Committee Seeks Keystone Seminars Director Applicants

October 17, 2019

The Global Citizenship Program Committee is seeking applicants for Director of Keystone Seminars to to serve a three-year term, beginning Summer 2020. The applicant must be a full-time faculty member with tenure/FDL status (probationary status may be considered). Compensation will be $7,000 annually and two courses reassigned time with the approval of the dean and department chair (1-course release per semester). The Director of Keystone Seminars reports to the Director of the Global Citizenship Program.

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Campus Activities Headliner Jameela Jamil Rescheduled for Dec. 9

October 17, 2019

The Campus Activities Fall headliner, Jameela Jamil, has now been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 9. Jamil's accomplishments include writer, DJ, model and radio host. She has recently gained a large following speaking out against body-shaming in the media. Due to a medical issue preventing travel, this event (originally scheduled for Sept. 16) was postponed. Already distributed student tickets with the original date will still be accepted on the rescheduled event date. Any faculty, staff or alumni who previously purchased a ticket has received an email from Campus Activities with instructions for requesting a refund if desired. Tickets are still available for purchase.

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