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GLA 2017 fellows in Thailand.

GLA Concludes Week in Thailand with Team Presentations

June 16, 2017

The Global Leadership Academy 2017 cohort concluded its summer week in Thailand with group presentations on different topics in higher education and Webster's network, followed by a campus thank you lunch and farewell dinner. They now head back to their respective campuses before a final week together in the fall in St. Louis. The application period for 2018 GLA opens July 28.

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GLA fellows and the provost joined staff in Bangkok in creating paper flowers, part of a nationwide remembrance of the King of Thailand.

GLA Summer Session in Thailand Continues with Leadership, Cultural Activities

June 14, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy continued its summer session in Thailand with leadership and personality reflections with David Pendleton before the group transferred from Bangkok to Cha-am, with cultural activities along the way including a visit to Phra Nakorn Khiri National Museum and Historical Park. The group also participated in the nationwide creation of 60 million paper flowers to commemorate the king who passed away last year.

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GLA fellows settled in Sunday with a cultural tour of Bangkok and group lunch.

GLA Summer Session Opens in Thailand

June 12, 2017

The summer session for the 2017 Global Leadership Academy opened this past weekend in Thailand with a cultural tour of Bangkok followed by Monday's international campus focus and symposium on leadership. The cohort will remain in Thailand's capital for the first half of the week before relocating to Cha-Am and Webster's campus there.

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Global Leadership Academy Summer Destinations for 2018, 2019

May 10, 2017

The Global Leadership Academy directors have announced the destinations of the June sessions for the 2018 and 2019 cohorts. The 2018 cohort will take a deeper dive into the U.S. metro and military campuses, exploring campuses in Florida in June 2018, enabling additional fellows from the international campuses and applicants in the U.S. who cannot do longer-distance travel. The 2019 cohort will return to international travel, visiting the campus in Accra, Ghana, in June 2019.

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Heof, Broeder, Buck and Preuss (clockwise from top left)

GLA Spring Week Wraps with Focus on Leadership, Student Experience

March 17, 2017

The 2017 cohort of Global Leadership Academy fellows is spending the year working around the theme of "Informed advocacy for engaged leadership." This theme is framed in five sessions delving deeper into the lifecycle of the student from recruitment through the alumni experience. The group's spring week together in St. Louis wrapped up with Webster experts explaining how different points in this cycle are handled.

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GLA fellows study and practice leadership topics in workshop settings and engage in activities that complement the curriculum.

GLA Focuses on Students as Learners, Understanding Network

March 15, 2017

Global Leadership Academy's week in St. Louis continued with examinations of ways to support students as learners, with presentations on Tuesday and Wednesday from Institutional Effectiveness, the Faculty Development Center, the dean of the School of Education, a student panel and leaders of metro campuses.

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Webster sponsored the Command and General Staff College Foundation's International Friendship Gala.

Around Webster: Ervin at Leavenworth, GLA in Atlanta, Gaynor in journal

November 09, 2016

Midwest regional director Katie Ervin was elected to the Command and General Staff Foundation board of trustees, Global Leadership Academy directors Holly Hubenschmidt, Erik Palmore, and Laura Rein co-authored a panel presentation on global inclusive leadership development for an international conference, and librarian and archivist Kathy Gaynor had a counseling teaching reflection published in the book, "The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide."

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2017 Global Leadership Academy Fellows Announced

October 31, 2016

The 2017 Global Leadership Academy fellows have been announced. Now preparing for its sixth year, the Global Leadership Academy (GLA) at Webster University helps build the distributed leadership that is critical to Webster’s success. The goals GLA are to develop and enhance the leadership skills of faculty and staff and to provide a comprehensive and grounded understanding of the University in all its complexity.

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President Stroble and Provost Schuster rejoin Global Leadership Academy fellows for their Fall 2016 session.

GLA Fellows Speak with Deans, OLC, Marketing, EMSA, Finance

October 18, 2016

The final week together for the 2016 cohort of Global Leadership Academy opened with open discussions with the president and provost, followed by leadership development sessions and presentations that included several deans and leaders from Global Marketing and Communications, Finance and Administration, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, and more as the fellows began their final cohort week together.

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GLA develops leadership skills and knowledge of the entire Webster University network through a cohort program for faculty and staff.

Applications Open for 2017 Global Leadership Academy

July 28, 2016

The application period for the 2017 Global Leadership Academy officially opens on Friday, July 29, and applications will be accepted until Friday, Sept. 30. Faculty and staff throughout the Webster University network are encouraged to apply for this cohort program, which entails a series of workshop and activities that help faculty and staff lead successfully within the university. The 2017 cohort will include sessions in St. Louis, Thailand and a U.S. extended campus location.

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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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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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Allison Snowden of Webster Vienna and Remy Cross of the College of Arts and Sciences work through a simulation about inclusive communication with Betsy Schmutz of Human Resources.

GLA Emphasizes Understanding Webster Network, Inclusive Leadership

March 11, 2016

Members of the 2016 cohort of the Global Leadership Academy continued their first week of in-person work together, with a focus on a comprehensive understanding of the Webster University network while honing inclusive communication and leadership skills. After "meeting" online through WorldClassRoom this spring, the fellows have spent this week hearing from different University areas and outside leadership and inclusion experts.

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The opening session was about mission-driven innovation, led by Provost Julian Schuster and President Beth Stroble, who spoke from Leiden via webex.

Global Leadership Academy 2016 Opens in St. Louis

March 08, 2016

The 2016 cohort of the Global Leadership Academy met as a group in person for the first time Monday, kicking off a week of sessions for leadership development at the home campus in St. Louis. GLA fellows are selected from faculty and staff each year for a program that helps them lead successfully in their roles and positions within the University.

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