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Video Message from President and Provost

September 19, 2017

As members of our community struggle to reconcile the Stockley verdict and responses to it with their values, hopes and dreams, this is a time of uncertainty for many. It is important to maintain our sense of community as we work through differences of opinion about this case and others like it. We ask everyone at Webster to approach this as a time of learning and reflection. How can we gain a greater understanding?

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A message from the president and provost

Message from the President and Provost

September 18, 2017

As a University, we have the obligation and the opportunity to facilitate the listening that leads to understanding and the commitment to lead and enact change. We are living through a moment that reflects society at a crossroads; we must approach this as a time of learning and reflection. How can we gain a greater understanding? How can we support each other as we travel what may well be a difficult journey?

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Information Technology

Cloud-based Storage - Google Drive Sync Client is Being Retired

September 18, 2017

Google will discontinue support for the Google Drive sync application on Dec. 11, 2017, and will fully retire it on March 12, 2018. For those who use the Google Drive sync client, other solutions will need to be considered. One option already provided to the community is Microsoft OneDrive, a university-wide cloud storage and sharing solution that is part of the Office 365 suite.

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Encourage recent graduates to respond to the outcomes survey.

Webster's Outcomes Survey for Summer Graduates

September 18, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging recent Summer 2017 graduates to complete the Webster University Outcomes Survey. The survey is delivered via email to recent graduates worldwide approximately six weeks after each term’s graduation date.

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Learn about GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation Training Session Sept. 25

September 14, 2017

The University has been working to assess its compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. We invite you to attend the Webster GDPR Training Session on Monday, Sept. 25, from 8-9:30 a.m. Project team members are encouraged to attend in person at the Library Conference Room; others are free to join or view online. Information will be sent ahead of the meeting. Come and find out how GDPR impacts you!

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Kelly Heath, Director of the Office of Study Abroad

New Study Abroad Director Named

September 13, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs announced that Kelly Heath has been named Director of the Office of Study Abroad. “Kelly’s broad experience in important components of study abroad – from program development and recruitment to policy and program assessment – will help us to continue to strengthen and improve study abroad experiences for our students,” said Nancy Hellerud, vice provost.

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Patricia Reardon Arnold

Patricia Reardon Arnold Named Vice President of Advancement

September 13, 2017

Patricia Reardon Arnold has been named Vice President of Advancement at Webster University. Arnold originally joined Webster in January 2017 to serve in this role on an interim basis. As the head of Advancement, Arnold provides strategic direction and leadership of Webster's Advancement Office, which includes: Annual Fund, and Major Gifts, Alumni Programs, Parent and Student Programs, Corporate, Foundation, and Advancement Services.

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Miller was featured in the Sept. 8-14 edition of the Business Journal

Craig Miller Honored in Diverse Business Leader Awards

September 12, 2017

Craig Miller is one of the recipients of the 2017 St. Louis Business Journal Diverse Business Leaders Awards. As Webster's director of facilities planning and management, Miller has been essential to the completion of East Academic Building and Browning Hall, among other construction and renovation projects. He was honored at the annual event Friday, Sept. 8, as well as in the Sept. 8-14 issue of the Business Journal.

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Public Safety

Update on Campuses Impacted by Hurricane Irma

September 12, 2017

As the southeast United States recovers from the impact of Hurricane Irma, we can report that to the best of our knowledge that students, faculty and staff in Florida, South Carolina and Georgia are safe. Many Florida campuses, employees and students continue to be affected by power outages and localized flooding.

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