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4/7/17 - Adjunct News

Posted: 4/7/2017 3:20:00 PM

Smoke-Free Webster Groves Campus? Express Your Opinion

The Webster Groves campus of Webster University is considering becoming a tobacco-free and smoke-free campus. The linked Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy has been drafted by a task force including faculty, student, staff and Wellness Committee representatives. Take a look at the proposed policy here.

If you teach at the Webster Groves campus, please click here to participate in the survey about the implementation of this policy. The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, April 14, 2017.

Commencement 2017: Four-Star General To Address Graduates and Guests

General Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an Air Force four-star general, and the nation’s second-highest ranking military officer, is scheduled to be Webster University’s 2017 commencement speaker. He will also receive an honorary Doctorate of Laws in recognition of his career accomplishments. Take a look at Webster Today for more information about the general’s career.

Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for May 13 at the Muny outdoor amphitheater in Forest Park and all are welcome. For information about the graduation ceremonies and related activities, visit Webster.edu/commencement. If you are interested in participating as an adjunct faculty member, please reach out to your department chair.

Urban Education Expert To Be Keynote Speaker at the School of Education’s Upcoming Conference

Dr. H. Richard Milner IV, the Helen Faison Professor of Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh, is the keynote speaker at the SOE’s upcoming “Equity in Education: Social Justice Conference.

The conference will be held on April 8 and is intended for current and future school professionals and interested community members. The event will be held at the East Academic Building located at 535 Garden Avenue.

Also a director for the Center for Urban Education, Milner recently published Rac(e)ing to Class: Confronting Poverty and Race in Schools and Classrooms. He has also authored and co-authored more than 75 journal articles and book chapters.

For more information on the conference, its schedule of speakers, and registration details, please visit here.