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Worldwide Access to Faculty Credentials

September 20, 2018

Building on Webster University’s success documenting faculty credentials for HLC, the Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the launch of a new SharePoint site “Faculty Credentials.” This site houses all faculty credentials worldwide including transcripts, CVs, tested experience, and course approvals collected for HLC Accreditation and beyond.

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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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Campus Closures, Reopenings in Carolinas Following Hurricane Florence

September 18, 2018

Following the impact of Hurricane Florence over the weekend, several campuses in North Carolina and South Carolina have reopened, while a few others remain closed as part of safety precautions. Full details are posted on individual campus web pages. Click through for a list of scheduled reopenings and closures (both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations) as of noon today.

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Deadline Extended for Fall, Fall 1 Starfish Early Term Progress Survey

September 14, 2018

Deadline extended for current Starfish Early Term Progress Survey. Due to recent access issues to the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, the Early Term Progress Survey – Fall and Fall 1, 2018, which was set to expire at 11 p.m. CST on Monday, Sept. 17, has been extended to 11 p.m. CST on Friday, Sept. 21.

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Additional Details on Campus Closures in NC, SC due to Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

Webster campuses in the Carolinas are currently closed as part of safety precautions and mandatory evacuation orders due to Hurricane Florence. Please note that all closures impact both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations. Full details, which are subject to change, are posted on individual campus web pages, which can be found by visiting the full list of Webster Campus Locations. However, to assist with fielding student questions and to ensure that our entire community is aware of all campuses currently impacted, please click through to review the current details. Further information regarding the campuses will be released via Webster Today as details they are known, as well as made available on the individual campus websites.

tags: academics, employee news, extended campus, webster life, webster today, public safety, academic affairs

The event is part of the ORSP's fall speaker series on faculty productivity.

Faculty Workshop: Seven Productivity Skills Every Academic Writer Should Cultivate, Sept. 24

September 12, 2018

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs invites faculty to cultivate their productivity habits, beyond time management. In this interactive workshop, led by Dr. Katie Linder will explore seven productivity skills for academic writers: prioritization, goal-setting, focus, efficiency, consistency, and follow-through.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, webster today, faculty workshop, professional development

Graduates from Spring 1 2018 received an email invitation to the survey the morning of Monday, April 9.

Outcomes Survey for Summer 2018 Graduates

September 07, 2018

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging Summer 2018 graduates to complete the Webster University Outcomes Survey. The Outcomes Survey is delivered via email to recent graduates worldwide approximately six to eight weeks after each term’s graduation date. Graduates from Summer 2018 received an email invitation to the survey the morning of Monday, Sept. 10.

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Webster Works Worldwide Volunteer Database Now Open

September 06, 2018

Webster Works Worldwide (WWW), Webster University's annual global community service day, is just around the corner on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The St. Louis project database is now open for volunteer registration. For campus locations outside of St. Louis, contact your local directors and coordinators for information on WWW projects in your area.

tags: employee news, faculty, webster works worldwide, students, community engagement, webster life, webster today

Katie Ervin (left) is a co-chair for the fundraiser.

Webster Ft. Leavenworth Director Leads Red, White, and 'Que-A

September 06, 2018

Katie Ervin, director of Webster's Fort Leavenworth campus location, has been named co-chair of the American Royal’s Red, White and ‘Que-A Salute to the Military. Best known for its World Series of Barbecue, the American Royal is a nonprofit providing educational and agricultural opportunities. Ervin's role includes hosting the Giving Back to Those Who Give event held on Aug. 22, and the Red, White & ‘Que-A Salute to the Military on Sept 15.

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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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Department of Music season opening event flyer

Music Opens Season with Instrumental Faculty Showcase Sept. 9

September 05, 2018

The Webster University Department of Music kicks off the 2018-19 performance season with an Instrumental Faculty Showcase on Sunday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. The first-of-its-kind performance features the entire Webster University Instrumental Faculty performing hallmark works from the string, woodwind and brass repertoire.

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Undergraduate Advising Program, First Session

September 05, 2018

The first program in a year-long series on undergraduate advising will take place on Friday, Sept. 14 at 2:00 p.m. This session will take up Advising Basics, including Pillars of Advising, using the degree audit and undergraduate catalog, taking advantage of the Student Success Portal, and what’s new on the Undergraduate Advising webpage.

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