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Jeanelle Wiley Named Assistant Chancellor, Secretary of the University and Senior Privacy Director

January 10, 2020

Jeanelle Wiley has been named Assistant Chancellor, Secretary of the University and Senior Privacy Director, reflecting her role as a direct report to the Chancellor and as an officer of the Board of Trustees. Wiley also serves as the University's liaison to external counsel for all legal issues institutionally and collaborates with University departments to implement regulations and policies.

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Staff and Faculty Holiday Reception Dec. 13

November 18, 2019

Chancellor Beth Stroble and President Julian Schuster invite St. Louis-area faculty and staff to celebrate the holiday season with drinks and hors d'oeuvres on Friday, Dec. 13, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building. In the spirit of the season, guests are invited to bring donations to the party for Children's Permanency Partnership, which is a consortium of three highly respected child welfare organizations: Epworth Children & Family Services, Family Forward and Youth in Need.

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Chancellor, President Discuss Partnership With Uzbekistan's Ministry of Public Education

November 08, 2019

Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and President Julian Z. Schuster met with the Minister of Public Education of Uzbekistan, Sherzod Shermatov, to discuss a potential partnership. The meeting took place on Nov. 1 as a part of Webster leadership’s visit to Uzbekistan for the Tashkent location grand opening.

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Grand Opening Ceremony for Webster Uzbekistan Held Nov. 1

November 05, 2019

Webster University Uzbekistan held its grand opening ceremony on Nov. 1, beginning with a ribbon-cutting, and followed by a welcome from two current students and the Webster Uzbekistan Academic Director John Grainger. Speeches were given by Webster University Chancellor Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble, President Julian Z. Schuster, and Abdujabbor Abduvohidov, adviser to the president of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Science, Education, Health and Sports. A short musical program followed, featuring traditional and contemporary Uzbek music and song.

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Uzbekistan Opens as the Largest International Location in the Webster Network

October 07, 2019

When Webster University Uzbekistan holds a grand opening ceremony at the end of this month, it will have the largest enrollment out of any international operation in Webster’s network. With nearly 500 students enrolled, Uzbekistan has surpassed the size of Webster’s student populations in Thailand, China, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Greece, Austria and Ghana. Only Webster St. Louis, which includes its primary Webster Groves campus, has more students.

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Professor Emmanuel Balogunwill lead a group of K-12 administrators, teachers, and higher education faculty to Ghana to study the history, culture and politics of Ghana through the lens of pan-Africanism.

Professor Receives Fulbright-Hays Grant for Curriculum about Africa

September 19, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program grant to Webster University Professor Emmanuel Balogun. The goal of the project is to help educators create curriculum for K-12 and college students that centers the knowledge, experiences, and perspectives of Ghana and Africa more broadly and to develop a St. Louis-based organization that will continue the work after the study has completed.

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Webster earned its highest ranking every in the annual U.S. News and World Report list of

Webster University Earns Highest US News Ranking

September 09, 2019

Webster University rose six places and earned its best ranking ever in the “2020 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges” report, it was announced this morning. The national magazine also recognized Webster for numerous other categories, ranging from the services and financial aid it offers students to the resources provided to faculty.

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