President and Provost Reinforce Need for Tolerance and Understanding In Message to Webster Community
In a message to the Webster University Community, President Elizabeth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster asked the worldwide University community “….to advance our mission and live our values by appreciating each other’s diverse experiences and perspectives as our strength.” To read the message in its entirety, please visit here
Third Tip for Disability Awareness Month Posted
Take a look at Tip #3 for Disability Awareness Month, entitled “Obtain Access.” The tips are posted weekly during the month by the Accessibility Committee and the Academic Resource Center.
University Names Chief Diversity Officer
President Elizabeth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster announced Vincent Flewellen is the new chief diversity officer for the University. In his new role, Flewellen will provide key leadership for the University’s core value of advancing diversity and inclusion as part of the educational mission.
Previously, he served as the director of equity and inclusion at the College School of Webster Groves. For more information about Flewellen’s accomplishments and experience, visit here.
Addressing the Right To Be Erased
Do you know what steps to take if someone submits a request for erasure of his/her data? EU Residents have the right to request this according to Article 17 of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Article 17 states:
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
- the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
- the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2), and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
- the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2);
- the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
- the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject;
- the personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1).
Q: Do you know what steps to take if you receive this request?
A: Contact your campus privacy manager as soon as possible!! Article 17 requires that the controller of the personal data in question provide information without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request. It is very important that your campus privacy manager be contacted immediately. The privacy manager will then have the responsibility to address the request and will work with you on this issue.
Below is the list of privacy managers for each European campus and for the main campus:
Webster University – St. Louis MO
Kevin Heuser-Chief information Security Officer
Jeanelle Wiley- Senior Privacy Director
470 East Lockwood Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Tel. +1 314.246.3150 (Kevin); +1 314.246.7123 (Jeanelle)
Webster University Vienna
Edna Schick Bodric, Director of Operations/Head of European Operations
Praterstr. 23, 1020 Vienna
Tel. +43 12 699 293 x4334
Webster University Geneva
Mr. Michel Pollak, Human Resources Director
Webster University Geneva
15, Route de Collex,
1293 Bellevue, Switzerland
Tel. +41 22 959 80 03
Webster University Leiden
Chris (Mac) McDonnell, Information Technology Officer
2311 EA Leiden
Tel. +31 71 516 8000 x4526
Webster University Athens
Thomas Stamos Mazarakis, Director of Physical Plant/Security
Kollegio Webster Athinon – Webster Athens
Ipitou Str. No 9, Athens, Greece P.C. 105-57
Tel. +30 21 199 0530 x5
Stay Abreast of Security and Data Privacy Law & Rules
Every week, Kevin Heuser, Senior Director of Information Security, emails a newsletter entitled Information Security & Privacy. Please check your Webster email for this very informative publication on information security and data privacy.
APPLY NOW! Be A Mentor – Deadline 10/19
Professional relationships are essential as students develop their careers. You can help a Webster University student as a professional mentor. As a mentor, you will have the opportunity to interact, exchange ideas, and share knowledge about your career path.
Applications will be accepted through October 19. Don’t wait, sign up today!
For more information and an application, visit here.