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By wearing red and making a donation of any amount, you can be part of raising awareness of what the American Heart Association (AHA) calls “the silent killer.

Go Red for Women Feb. 1, Help Fight Heart Disease

January 25, 2019

Webster Wellness invites you to participate in the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day campaign, Go Red for Women. This year’s goal is to raise $500 and increase awareness in the fight against heart disease in women. By wearing red and making a donation of any amount, you can be part of raising awareness of what the American Heart Association (AHA) calls “the silent killer.”

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Webster is offering two new financial resources for students, faculty, and staff.

Two New Financial Wellness Resources Available

January 22, 2019

Webster Wellness is pleased to announce two new financial wellness resources for our Webster community. First, the "Financial Wellness" digital platform, in partnership with Prudential, will go live on Tuesday, Jan. 22. It combines digital learning and interactive tools with personalized content for action at your pace along with a library of topic-specific videos, educational articles and the opportunity to attend monthly webinars on relevant financial topics. The second opportunity is Webster's Pathways Financial Wellness Series starting Feb. 6. This series of five courses will be classroom/lecture type presentations on topics like savings & budgeting, investment principles, retirement strategies and more. 

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Douglas Rau to Lead Human Resources

January 14, 2019

Webster University has appointed Douglas (Doug) Rau as its interim Chief Human Resources Officer, effective Jan. 15. "Doug is known as a champion for building employee engagement to improve retention and productivity,” said Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble. “We are eager for him to bring his insights and experience to Webster, and we look forward to welcoming him to our global community as he helps us build on the momentum of the accomplishments of our outstanding team in Human Resources."

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Information Technology Announces Organizational Restructure

November 05, 2018

As part of Information Technology’s ongoing commitment to continual service improvement, Chief Information Officer Margie Muthukumaru announces additional changes to Information Technology’s organizational structure. These changes will place IT in a better position to support the Webster community and the university’s operational needs and strategic goals.

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Human resources

Tuition Exchange Program Application and Renewal Deadlines Fast Approaching

October 08, 2018

In addition to Webster Tuition Remission, the University offers two programs where dependent children of full-time Webster employees may be eligible to apply for scholarships at other higher education institutions: the Tuition Exchange, Inc. (TE) Program and the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Tuition Exchange Program. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 12. CIC applications are due Friday, Dec. 7.

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Information sessions

Voluntary Retirement Incentive Program Announced

October 01, 2018

Starting Oct. 1, Webster University will offer a voluntary retirement incentive program for full-time faculty and full- and part-time staff and administration who are at least 65 years old, and who have at least five years of service with the University. The program was developed after hearing increasing requests from faculty and staff for a second offering of the 2017 program. The Board of Trustees approved the program at its September meeting. Information sessions are scheduled. The last day to apply is Dec. 21.

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Wellness Wheel

2018 Wellness Fair 'Invest in Your Wellness' Wrap-Up

September 18, 2018

The 2018 Webster Wellness Fair saw interest from many students and staff with 100 pre-registering for the fair and many others who were walk-ins. “Invest in Your Wellness” was the theme of the fair. It took place Sept. 10-14 in the Sunnen Lounge. Multiple students and staff are the winners of a $15 wellness item of their choice from Ekya McDowell (student), Heather Arora (staff), Maureen Weil (staff), Jody Paterson (staff), Vy Nguyen (student).

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Human resources

Tuition Exchange Info Sessions Sept. 17-18

August 28, 2018

Tuition exchange information sessions for full-time faculty or full-time staff members are available Sept. 17-18. Get information on college for your high school junior or senior dependents. The University offers two programs where dependent children of full-time Webster employees are eligible to apply for scholarships at other higher education institutions.

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Now View Benefits Information at

August 13, 2018

MyWebster, through, now includes Webster University’s benefits enrollment and information. This employee self-service tool was introduced last year, and is an engaging and streamlined approach that includes access to employees' pay and personal data, time and attendance – and now benefits, too!

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