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Grades must be posted by Dec. 31

Incomplete Guidance: Undergrad first 5-week session grades due July 5

June 26, 2019

Grades for Undergraduate first 5-week session courses are due Friday, July 5. Grades must be posted by the end of the day July 5, and may not be left as In Progress (IP). Any Incomplete (I) grades posted must have the required accompanying paperwork submitted with them (see article for details and links).

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Staff Members of the Year Announced at Annual Recognition Breakfast

May 15, 2019

Tara Campbell and Nancy Higgins were announced as the Staff Members of the Year at the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Breakfast on Tuesday, May 14. The two are also Webster alumnae. Other previously announced honorees from the network were also recognized, including the faculty recipients of this year's Kemper and Messing awards, the staff Gorlok Greats, new retirees and those who reached milestones for years of service in 2019.

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“Preparing for Summer and Fall Registration” March 1.

Advising Curriculum Program 'Preparing for Summer and Fall Registration' March 1

February 20, 2019

The Academic Advising Center will sponsor its program “Preparing for Summer and Fall Registration” on Friday, March 1, at 2 p.m. in room 137 of the East Academic Building or via WebEx. This program will give advisors new tools like the Course Sequence/Degree Plans and new insights on how to use the Degree Audit to answer, in particular, Global Citizenship Program questions.

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ARC Policies, Guidelines Channel Now Available in Connections

February 19, 2019

Academic Resource Center (ARC) policies and guidelines may now be found in a newly created ARC Policies and Guidelines channel, accessible to Webster employees on the Faculty and Staff tabs within Connections. Current policies and guidelines available include ADA Procurement Process, Flexible Assignment Deadline Guidelines, Occasional Absence Due to Medical Reason Guidelines, Webster ESA (Emotional Support Animal) Policy and Contract, Webster SA (Service Animal) Guidelines, and Webster General Housing Accommodations Guidelines.

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Call for Nominations: Academic Advising Award

January 31, 2019

The Academic Advising Center is accepting nominations for the second annual Academic Advising Awards from now until Mar. 15. With the Office of Academic Affairs, the Academic Advising Center annually recognizes and honors excellence in academic advising across Webster University. This award recognizes the high-impact practices that contribute to the “global student centered experience” the university provides.

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Adjunct Faculty Development Fund Applications Due Feb. 15

January 29, 2019

Applications for the 2018-19 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open, and will be accepted through Feb. 15. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019. The fund, which was established in Spring 2016 by the Office of the Provost, is designed to support eligible adjunct faculty for professional development, professional travel and research activities.

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Student Success Portal: Updates, reminders for Spring 2019

January 02, 2019

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, has now been in full swing at Webster University for just over one year! Thank you to everyone who has engaged with the system, working to create a University-wide centralized notes system, an institutional early alert system, and so much more. As we enter another semester, enhancements and modifications to the system continue.

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Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7

Annual Research Across Disciplines (RAD) Conference Dec. 7

December 05, 2018

Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7. The 2018 RAD conference kicks off at 9:20 a.m., led by a session of Global Presentations delivered via WebEx by students from across Webster’s global network. A keynote address will be delivered at 11 a.m. in the Browning Hall Auditorium. Concurrent oral presentation and poster sessions will commence at 12:00pm. RAD is conveniently designed to end at 3 p.m., so you’ll no doubt have plenty of time to make it to the President and Provost’s Faculty and Staff Holiday Party!

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Invitation for 2019-20 Provost Faculty Fellow Program

November 09, 2018

The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program is an invitation for faculty members to contribute to the leadership of key strategic efforts of Webster University on a part-time basis by partnering with Academic Affairs or its support units (Faculty Development Center, Academic Resource Center, Academic Advising, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Study Abroad and global program development).

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Applications are currently being accepted for the Spring 2019 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program

Spring 2019 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Call for Submissions

November 08, 2018

Applications are currently being accepted for the Spring 2019 Provost's Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program. This program provides assistance to current undergraduate students across Webster’s global network who are conducting research under the direction of a faculty member which will result in a work product. The deadline for applications is Friday, Dec. 14.

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Academic Program Review and Prioritization

October 12, 2018

Five years ago, we completed a comprehensive Academic Program Review and Prioritization initiative to ensure we were continuously improving and strengthening our academic offerings. Because this was the first systematic Program Review at Webster, the scope of this project was large and included gathering baseline data on all undergraduate and graduate degrees and majors.

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Florence

Campus Closures, Reopenings in Carolinas Following Hurricane Florence

September 18, 2018

Following the impact of Hurricane Florence over the weekend, several campuses in North Carolina and South Carolina have reopened, while a few others remain closed as part of safety precautions. Full details are posted on individual campus web pages. Click through for a list of scheduled reopenings and closures (both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations) as of noon today.

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Deadline Extended for Fall, Fall 1 Starfish Early Term Progress Survey

September 14, 2018

Deadline extended for current Starfish Early Term Progress Survey. Due to recent access issues to the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, the Early Term Progress Survey – Fall and Fall 1, 2018, which was set to expire at 11 p.m. CST on Monday, Sept. 17, has been extended to 11 p.m. CST on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Additional Details on Campus Closures in NC, SC due to Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

Webster campuses in the Carolinas are currently closed as part of safety precautions and mandatory evacuation orders due to Hurricane Florence. Please note that all closures impact both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations. Full details, which are subject to change, are posted on individual campus web pages, which can be found by visiting the full list of Webster Campus Locations. However, to assist with fielding student questions and to ensure that our entire community is aware of all campuses currently impacted, please click through to review the current details. Further information regarding the campuses will be released via Webster Today as details they are known, as well as made available on the individual campus websites.

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