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Walker School faculty from St. Louis and Charleston area locations.

Snapshot: Walker School Leaders in Charleston for Faculty Collaboration

June 23, 2016

Faculty members Joe Roberts, Dave Porras and Debbie Psihountas in the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology met with the faculty at the Charleston Metropolitan and Joint Base campus locations Friday, June 17. It's part of a series of visits by this leadership team in St. Louis to interact and connect with Walker School faculty at extended campuses, encouraging collaboration and enhanced student learning outcomes.

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Faculty at Webster

Faculty Senate Convenes First Meeting of 2016-2017

June 21, 2016

Faculty Senate President Gary Renz convened the first meeting of the 2016-2017 Faculty Senate on June 2. Renz was elected by a ballot vote of the faculty in February and took office on June 1 for a three-year term. He outlined a vision of Senate leadership that focuses on continuing and strengthening Webster’s tradition of shared governance, working collaboratively with President Stroble and Provost Schuster, as well as enhancing the voice of the faculty.

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Webster University faculty at commencement

Basiyr Rodney Elected Faculty Senate Vice President

June 21, 2016

Basiyr Rodney, Department of Teacher Education, was elected as vice president of the Faculty Senate for the 2016-2017 academic year. At the Senate’s first meeting held June 2, Senate President Gary Renz proposed the election of Rodney to the position. Renz expressed the aspiration that the Senate should include many different voices from the schools and colleges and also provide space for faculty members in different stages of the academic ladder to have a place in the Senate.

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The data literacy workshop during Gobal Leadership Academy

GLA Wraps Week in Athens: 'I now see the potential'

June 17, 2016

Fellows in the Global Leadership Academy's 2016 cohort concluded an intensive week in Athens. Now in its fifth year, the yearlong program brings together a diverse group of faculty, staff and administrators from across Webster University to better understand the network and of their own leadership capabilities, and the past week had a great impact in both respects.

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GLA in Athens: Exploring Leadership Traits and Greek Islands

June 15, 2016

During their summer week in Athens, the 2016 Global Leadership Academy fellows spent Tuesday with leadership expert David Pendleton, led them through the evolution of modern leadership and the traits that can help and hinder effective leadership. They then explored the results of their leadership traits assessment before spending Wednesday on a boat tour of several Greek islands.

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Commencement at Webster's campus in Accra, Ghana

In the News: Judge Bryant appointment; Hellinger on Cuba, Venezuela; Ghana commencement

June 15, 2016

Legal Studies faculty member Judge Paula Bryant was appointed circuit judge by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, International Relations professor Daniel Hellinger's insights on politics in Cuba and Venezuela were featured in multiple outlets, and Webster Ghana's second commencement was featured on Ghana's Joy Online news portal.

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President Stroble with students who shared their experiences with GLA fellows.

GLA Cohort Opens Week in Athens

June 13, 2016

The 2016 cohort of the Global Leadership Academy has arrived in Greece for a week of leadership and professional development sessions at Webster's Athens campus. Early activities included networking with Athens colleagues and a global leadership symposium, "Transformation through Collaboration," led by President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble and ambassadors Ioseb Nanobashvili of Georgia and Lucian Fatu of Romania.

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ACE Webinar for Faculty and Staff Set for June 15

June 07, 2016

Faculty and staff are invited to the American Council on Education (ACE) webinar, “Being Intentional About Faculty Engagement When Creating Credit for Prior Learning Programs and Administering Portfolios." An additional webinar on June 23, “Portfolio Assessment: A Preview for Assessing Student Portfolios for College Credit," will be offered if we have sufficient interest.

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Ariadne on Naxos

Opera Theatre Reduced Price Tickets for Webster Faculty, Staff

June 07, 2016

Webster University’s Lorretto-Hilton Center has been the home to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis since its inception 41 years ago. Each year, OTSL brings audiences to the Webster campus from across the globe, with ticket buyers this season alone from as far away as Australia, Alaska, Europe and South America. As a special thank you to the Webster, OTSL is pleased to offer faculty and staff $25 tickets to select performances this season.

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Julian Schuster Selected for Prestigious DoD Program

June 06, 2016

The U.S. Department of Defense has selected Julian Schuster, provost, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Webster University, for the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) program. The JCOC provides an opportunity for U.S. business and community leaders to engage with senior leaders of the DoD and individual service members.

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Joseph Pederson presents on how investigators uncovered the largest municipal fraud case in U.S. history.

Walker School Hosts MFFI Conference on Fraud

May 27, 2016

Webster's George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology was host for the annual Midwest Financial Fraud Investigator’s Conference. The organization formed by law enforcement and financial institution investigators in order to exchange information regarding individuals who engage in criminal activity. “We’re proud to build a relationship between the Walker School and MFFI," said professor Rich Dippel, who noted the topic is a good fit for students in Webster's Forensic Accounting and Cybersecurity programs.

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30.2 percent of Webster study abroad students do so via short-term, faculty-led programs.

Deadline for Spring Break Faculty-Led Study Abroad Proposals

May 27, 2016

Almost 1 in 3 (30.2) percent of Webster study abroad students do so on short-term faculty-led programs. This proportion is increasing. Many faculty-led programs are also a necessary alternative for students who cannot accommodate international year-long or semester programs. Members of the Webster faculty, adjuncts included, are invited to plan and propose these short-term study abroad courses. The faculty proposal deadline for programs during Spring Break 2017 is June 15, 2016.

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