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President's Faculty Fellow Program

Invitation for 2021-22 President's Faculty Fellows Program

November 12, 2020

The President’s Faculty Fellows Program is an opportunity 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 support units (Faculty Development Center, Academic Resource Center, Academic Advising, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Study Abroad, and Global Program Development). This opportunity allows faculty to work on special projects that are of particular interest and importance that take full advantage of the unique interests, skills, and academic backgrounds of the University’s diverse faculty.

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Faculty Research Grants

Faculty Research Grant Workshop on Oct. 28

October 07, 2020

The Office of Academic Affairs and the Faculty Development Center (FDC) is hosting a workshop on Faculty Research Grants on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. The workshop is an opportunity for full-time faculty members who are applying for a grant to learn more about successful proposals and projects and the impact they have on the scholarly work of those who received them.

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Dang-Williams Named AVP for Academic Affairs

September 15, 2020

Thao Dang-Williams will join the Office of Academic Affairs as associate vice president for Academic Affairs, effective Sept. 28. Dang-Williams has served for six years as Dean of Extended Education for Webster’s St. Louis metropolitan locations at Gateway, Westport and WingHaven. In her new role, Dang-Williams will lead efforts to improve degree progression, retention, and completion for graduate students. She will also manage programming to strengthen undergraduate enrollment and student success, including Dual Credit, and will help to build and improve services and programs for adult learners.

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2021-22 Faculty Research Grants

2021-22 Faculty Research Grants, Now Accepting Applications

September 08, 2020

The Office of the President and Office of Academic Affairs are pleased to invite applications for Faculty Research Grants for 2021-22. The purpose of the Faculty Research Grant program is to encourage and promote faculty research and professional development. Application deadline is Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.

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Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship

Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship Applications for Fall 2021, Now Open

August 27, 2020

The Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship is the university’s in-network faculty mobility program and is open to full-time and adjunct faculty. Full-time faculty must have completed at least one academic year at Webster and adjunct faculty must have taught at least six courses at Webster, to be eligible to apply. The submission deadline for Fall 2021 applications is Thursday, Oct. 15.

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Faculty Members

Introducing New Full-Time Faculty Members in Fall 2020

August 20, 2020

Fourteen new faculty members joined Webster University for the Fall 2020 academic term. Click through to read about each one. “We are pleased to welcome this distinguished and diverse group of new full-time faculty members,” said Webster University President Julian Schuster. “They bring strong academic credentials and unique yet varied experiences in a range of industry and educational settings, and I look forward to the energy and talent they will share with students and colleagues this fall. This has been a challenging time to conduct searches, and I thank the faculty and staff on search committees and the academic deans for completing their work so successfully.”

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Academic Advising Center Offers Limited Walk-Up Advising Aug.19-28

August 19, 2020

The Academic Advising Center will host a walk-up “quick questions” advising tent outside its 568 Garden Avenue office on Wednesday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Masks and social distancing will be required. This is an opportunity for undergraduate students at the Webster Groves campus to have quick advising questions answered without a scheduled appointment.

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Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant

Applications Open for Fall 2020 Collaborative Research Grants

August 17, 2020

Applications are now open for the Fall 2020 President's Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program. The program provides up to $500 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.

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Faculty Development Grant

Applications for 2020-21 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

August 17, 2020

Applications for the 2020-21 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 21, 2020. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021

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