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Update Regarding Concur Expense Reports

February 15, 2019

Effective immediately, the Faculty Professional Development – Concur Expense Template is no longer available for recording and reconciling professional development and/or professional travel in Concur. The template has been removed from the Accounts Payable section of the website. In order to properly record expenses, each receipt must be attached to its own unique record within the expense report.

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Fall Grades Due Dec. 31, Guidance on Incomplete Grades

December 18, 2018

Fall 2 is coming to an end and grades will be due soon. Inaccurately using Incomplete grades or leaving In Progress grades posted can harm a student’s academic progress, course sequencing, financial aid, persistence, and graduation. Do not submit an Incomplete as a student’s grade or leave a student’s grade as In Progress if the student has not attended class for several weeks and/or is missing most of the required work. All graduate and undergraduate Fall 2, 2018, course grades are due by Monday, Dec. 31.

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Incomplete Grades: Guidance on when to use them and why

October 17, 2018

Fall 1 is coming to an end and grades will be due soon. Inaccurately using Incomplete grades or leaving In Progress grades posted can harm a student’s academic progress, course sequencing, financial aid, persistence, and graduation. Do not submit an Incomplete as a student’s grade or leave a student’s grade as In Progress if the student has not attended class for several weeks and/or is missing most of the required work. All graduate and undergraduate Fall 1, 2018, course grades are due by Friday, Oct. 26.

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Spring 2019 Study Abroad Application Deadline Extended

October 05, 2018

The Spring 2019 study abroad application deadline has been extended to Friday, Oct. 19. This extension applies to students interested in studying abroad during the Spring Semester, Spring 1 and Spring 2. Any students who are still interested in studying abroad need to stop by the Office of Study Abroad as soon as possible to go over next steps with them.

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Student Government Association Election Results Announced

October 04, 2018

The Office of Student Engagement has released the results for the 2018-19 Student Government Association elections. Regular elections occur during the Fall Semester for At-Large Senators and the Spring semester for Academic Senators and Executive Board members. This year, 269 votes were cast in the election.

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New P-Card Fraud Trend Identified

September 18, 2018

Commerce has notified Webster University that a new Fraud trend has been identified. Currently, there has been no indication that this has impacted any Webster users; however, cardholders should be aware of the situation if it were to arise. Commerce client's emails are being hacked by a fraudster who posing as the President or CEO of the company and is instructing cardholders to purchase gift cards.

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Webster Hosts Weekend of Digital Citizenship: Summit Sept. 21-22

September 13, 2018

The Digital Citizenship Institute, in partnership with Webster University, will host its 4th Annual Digital Citizenship Summit on the Webster Groves campus of Webster University Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22. This annual gathering of digital citizenship enthusiasts and influencers from around the world will build up connections among four critical stakeholders namely, students, parents, business leaders and educators.

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Call for 2019 Messing Faculty Award Applications

September 06, 2018

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs are now accepting applications for the 2019 Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr. Faculty Award. Every year since 1977, the Messing Faculty Award has been presented to a full-time faculty member for international summer activity that strengthens the curriculum of the faculty member’s department or improves the teaching/learning relationship. The award will fund travel and activities in Summer 2019.

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