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Identifying a global advising/retention solution is part of the strategic plan

Save the Date: Advising/Retention Software Vendor on Campus

February 21, 2017

Starfish, an advising and retention solution, is returning to Webster University Feb. 27-28, 2017, for an additional visit and series of presentations. This is one of the vendors that visited in November 2016. Your input and feedback is very important in this process as the University seeks to identify the option that enables us to best proactively serve and assist our students.

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Global, student-centered experience

Global Advising and Retention Software Demos

October 11, 2016

Webster University will host three vendors on campus in November to review potential student case management systems. The vendor presentations to the global network will allow the University to identify a product that could best holistically document our engagements with students, allow for shared advising notes, provide a new at-risk referral system and provide predictive data analytics to more proactively serve and assist our students.

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Schuster discussed the role of a global university in higher education and Webster's unique place in this landscape.

Schuster Keynotes Kent State International Symposium

April 06, 2016

Julian Schuster gave the keynote at the Kent State University Internationalization Symposium on April 1, which brought together 150 academics and administrators from universities around the world as well as representatives from the government, nonprofit and corporate sectors. His address, "The Global University: Its Place and Role in Higher Education," focused on the characteristics of a global university and highlighted Webster’s unique history and international footprint. Webster and Kent, a WINS partner, are discussing further collaboration.

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