Webster Adjunct Information
To Our Adjunct Faculty:

Welcome to websteradunctinfo.org! This website is intended to be a “go to” resource to help our adjunct colleagues stay up-to-date with what’s happening at Webster University and introduce you to the many tools and resources available.

As a distinguished member of our adjunct faculty, we recognize the vital role you play in delivering a world-class academic experience for our students. Everyday you bring our University’s mission to life for students in your classroom.

Our Mission: Webster University, a worldwide institution, ensures high quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

Our Core Values: Students – Learning – Diversity - Global Citizenship

As you familiarize yourself with our mission and all that Webster University has to offer, we also encourage you to also take a look at our Vision Statement and our Core Values in their entirety. These principles will help guide us as we deliver the global academic experience our students expect from Webster University.

Finally, let us hear from you! Please use this website to submit questions, comments, or suggestions. We will respond to them in a timely fashion.

Enjoy your teaching experience!

Latest Updates & Information

9/20/17 - Fall Town Adjunct Faculty Town Halls Conclude: Read the Summary

Recently, President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster, and the Deans of the schools and colleges held two town hall meetings for adjunct faculty. The sessions were intended to:

  • Provide an update on upcoming issues and events from the University Administration and the college/school Deans
  • Offer an overview of results from the adjunct communications survey
  • Respond to questions and comments from those in attendance

Click here for a recap of the information and discussions.

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9/18/17 - A Message from the President and Provost

Please take a moment to read the message from President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster about recent evens in St. Louis following the Jason Stockley verdict.

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9/14/17 Adjunct News

Today’s post covers the following: Messages From the President & Provost statement building community at Webster & a statement on DACA; School of Ed receives large grant to fund teacher education; Adjunct Faculty Development Grant application deadline **tomorrow**; Webster Alerts and other resources for adjuncts; Homecoming this weekend.

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8/31/17 - A Message from the President and Provost

Welcome to the 2017-18 academic school year. We hope you had an enjoyable and productive summer, and want to take this opportunity to update you on a few of the events and milestones coming up.

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President & Provost Message of Welcome & Inclusion; Town Halls; Parking Permits; Homecoming; Dean Honored

President & Provost Message of Welcome & Inclusion

As the school year commences, President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster share a message of welcome and discuss the importance of embracing our differences and rejecting hatred and bigotry, while nurturing an inclusive, welcoming campus community.

Town Hall Meetings Scheduled – President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster are joining with the deans to again host two Town Hall meetings for adjunct faculty. They will be held on Tuesday, September 5 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, September 7 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Both meetings will be held in the EAB 253/262. These provide an opportunity to meet the two newest academic deans: Dr. Simone Cummings of the Walker School of Business and Technology and Dr. Tony Wallner, who is leading the College of Arts and Sciences.

Parking Permits $20 For The Entire Academic Year; Free Metro Passes Also Available

Adjunct faculty will pay $20 to park on the Webster Groves campus for the entire academic year.

Homecoming September 15-16: Registration Now Open

Adjunct faculty, staff, alumni and students are all invited to the Webster Groves campus Homecoming and Reunion weekend on September 15-16. Don’t miss out!

Dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Honored

Peter Sargent, Dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, was honored by the National Educational Theatre Association and given the organization’s Founder’s Award.

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8/17/17 - Adjunct Faculty Development Funds Application Process

Applications Now Being Accepted For Adjunct Faculty Development Fund

The application process is underway for the Adjunct Faculty Development Fund, a program introduced by the Office of the Provost in Spring 2016 to support professional development, professional travel and research opportunities for Webster University (United States) adjunct faculty.

Visit here for more information about the application process. Please note that funding requests should be for the period June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018.

Deadline for applications is Friday, September 15.

For more information, please contact Rita Smith, director of Academic Resources and Planning in the Office of Academic Affairs, at kosemund@webster.edu, or 314-246-6914.

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It’s Here! Learn How To Use Office 365 Email and Shared Calendar Functions.

During the weekend of July 15-16th, 2017, your email will be transitioned to the NEW Office 365 Email & Calendar at Webster University. You can access your email by following these step-by-step instructions.

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7/11/17 Adjunct News

Travel Ban Information; Three Films By Adjunct Filmmaker Featured In the St. Louis Filmmaker’s Showcase, July 16; Associate Dean Named For School of Communications

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Don’t Forget To Fill Out Your Adjunct Survey – DUE Friday, May 19

As part of our ongoing efforts to engage our St. Louis adjunct faculty and improve and enhance the teaching experience, we introduced an online survey with 12 (brief) questions on Tuesday, May 9.

The survey will close on Friday, May 19, please take a moment to fill it out and tell us what you think!

Link to the survey

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5/9/17 - A Message from the President and Provost

Feedback is essential within any organization, and Webster University is no different. It can help identify challenges, recognize successes, and surface worthwhile suggestions.

For these reasons, we encourage you to share your thoughts about your teaching experience as an on ground and/or online adjunct faculty member in the St. Louis area.

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