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Updated Curriculum Proposal Forms Now Available

September 23, 2019

Updated curriculum proposal forms are now available on the Curriculum Committee and Graduate Council websites. The goal of the updated proposal forms is to simplify the proposal process for the petitioner and reviewers.The proposal forms continue to be dynamic and it is strongly recommended that you save your work. The forms are compatible for work to be saved if you use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. The latest Adobe products are available from Webster University through Adobe Creative Cloud.

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FDC and OIE Staff, Service Updates

September 16, 2019

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce staff changes in the Faculty Development Center (FDC) and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE). Marissa Cope, assessment and accreditation analyst, has moved to the FDC. Allison Scheuler joins the OIE in her new role as analyst, continuing her work with the IRB and the Academic Program Review Committee while taking on additional OIE responsibilities. Additionally, the FDC will establish a learning inquiry lab, which will be used to help faculty and academic partners.

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Applications are open through Sept. 16, for activities beginning June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020.

Applications for 2019-20 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

August 15, 2019

Applications for the 2019-20 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund are now open. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 16, 2019. Requests for funds should be for activities during the period beginning June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020. 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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NAFSA returns to St. Louis in 2020.

NAFSA in St. Louis: Call for proposals

August 14, 2019

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is coming to St. Louis in May 2020 and the call for proposals is open now! Staff, faculty and students are encouraged to submit proposals to present at this premier global professional learning and networking event for all international educators and supporting organizations. Session proposals are due Aug. 21, and poster proposals are due Dec. 11.

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Hamline University

Hamline University Partners with Webster's WINS Program

August 12, 2019

Hamline University, a private liberal arts college located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, has joined the Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program. The WINS program provides access to Webster's international campuses on four continents, allowing full-time, degree-seeking students of affiliated U.S. universities to study abroad at one of Webster's international campus locations and allows for collaborative program development amongst partner institutions.

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ARC Programs Receive Three-Year Recertification

July 24, 2019

The Tutoring Program and Writing Center, two programs in the Academic Resource Center (ARC), have received recertification of the College Reading and Learning Association International Tutor Training Program Certification. Work for the recertification was completed by Carolyn I. Brown, assistant director, and Kristin Cobos, Writing and Online Writing Center coordinator.

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Additional Tutoring Resources Available for All Webster Students

June 27, 2019

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is excited to announce the additional tutoring resource of online, professional tutoring through NetTutor. To use this resource, students can access any course in WorldClassRoom (Canvas) and now click on NetTutor in the left-hand menu of the course. NetTutor’s professional tutoring resources compliment the current peer tutoring resources offered through the ARC’s Tutoring Program, and students may access both programs and resources.

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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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The Gorlok

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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