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Adjunct Faculty Development Fund Submission Period Now Open

August 15, 2017

The application period for Adjunct Faculty Development Fund requests opens today, Aug. 15, and runs through Thursday, Sept. 15. The fund, which was established last year by the Office of the Provost, is designed to support eligible adjunct faculty for professional development, professional travel, and research activities. The grants will be awarded on a competitive basis.

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Surveys went out to students and faculty.

ARC Customer Service Survey Feedback Invaluable

June 15, 2017

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) thanks everyone who completed the recent ARC customer satisfaction survey. Your feedback is invaluable in helping us improve our services and communications. These will be repeated every two years during the same timeframe to continue a regular cycle of program assessment and process improvement. To learn more about key feedback, see the summary and infographic.

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Verity Named Interim Director for Study Abroad

May 22, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that Hannah Verity, director of Global Program Development, has been named interim director of the Office of Study Abroad effective June 1. In this role, she will work with colleagues in Study Abroad and the WINS program to develop plans for an expanded and enhanced Study Abroad campaign for 2017-18. Verity will continue in the role of director of Global Program Development while serving as interim director of Study Abroad.

tags: academics, employee news, global, study abroad, WINS, academic affairs, webster today

Research Across Disciplines

Attend Research Across Disciplines May 5-6

April 28, 2017

Webster’s bi-annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, in the East Academic Building on the Webster Groves main campus. Over the course of the two days, 72 undergraduate and graduate students from across Webster’s global network, representing 16 academic departments, will present their projects via oral talks, posters, and creative displays.

tags: academics, faculty, global, academic affairs, webster life, webster today, students, research, research across disciplines, home page

Privacy concerns force tool to remain offline

IRS and FSA Statement on IRS Data Retrieval Tool

March 31, 2017

Announcement from the U.S. Department of Education regarding data retrieval tool protection: To protect sensitive taxpayer data, the IRS and FSA announced today the Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov and StudentLoans.gov will be unavailable until extra security protections can be added. While they are working to resolve these issues as quickly as possible, students and families should plan for the tool to be offline until the start of the next FAFSA season.

tags: academics, financial aid, academic affairs, students, webster today

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Teaching Festival Preview: Panel Discussion on College Credit for Adult Learners

February 07, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a panel discussion entitled “College Credit for What Adult Learners Already Know: Helping Students Document Their Learning,” to be held Wednesday, Feb. 15, noon to 1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Library 420).

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Research Across Disciplines

Attend Research Across Disciplines Dec. 9-10

December 08, 2016

Webster’s bi-annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10, in the East Academic Building on the Webster Groves main campus. The conference showcases the scholastic and creative efforts of undergraduate and graduate students from around the region and across a variety of academic fields.

tags: academics, faculty, global, academic affairs, webster life, webster today, students, research, research across disciplines, home page

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Intrusive Advising and Faculty Guidance Regarding Incompletes

November 21, 2016

In an effort to continue to improve student success, including persistence and graduation, the University is tracking incomplete grades (as well as other unsuccessful grades including Ds, Fs, and Ws) and more actively and regularly reaching out to students and academic departments to resolve the grades before they turn to ZFs after one year.

tags: academics, faculty, webster today, academic advising, academic affairs, academic advising affairs

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Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship: Applications due Nov. 18

October 26, 2016

Applications are now open for the Leif J. Sverdrup Global Teaching Fellowship for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017. The fellowship is a revision of Webster’s in-network faculty mobility program. This program provides the opportunity for faculty members to travel to teach at Athens, Geneva, Leiden, Vienna, Accra, Cha-am/Bangkok, St. Louis (main campus and Gateway campus). The submission deadline for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 applications is Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

tags: faculty, global, webster today, strategic plan, academic affairs, faculty mobility

Dec. 9-10

Research Across Disciplines: WebEx information session Oct. 24

October 20, 2016

Students and interested faculty from across the Webster network are invited to an information session about Webster University’s Research Across Disciplines (RAD). The session will be held on Oct. 24, from 9-10 a.m. CDT, in the East Academic Building, room 137, on the main campus and will be broadcast via WebEx for online, extended campus and international students.

tags: academics, faculty, global, webster today, academic affairs, students, research

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Student Employment Realigned to Financial Aid Office

October 19, 2016

Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (EMSA) announces the realignment and relocation of Student Employment from Career Planning and Development Center to the Financial Aid Office, Webster Hall 101, effective Oct. 24. In addition, the new general phone number for student employment questions will be the Financial Aid Office at 314-246-6992.

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