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12/5/18 - Adjunct News

Posted: 12/5/2018 12:19:00 PM

Coffee & Conversations Sessions With President, Provost and Deans Scheduled
Block time to join President Elizabeth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster, along with the college and school deans, for the Spring Term’s Coffee & Conversations (formerly known as the Town Halls). During the meetings, the president, provost, and deans will provide brief updates on their respective areas, and will also answer adjunct faculty questions.

The sessions are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January 15 at 9 a.m. and Wednesday, January 23 at 4 p.m. The meetings on the Webster campus will be held in a location chosen by adjunct faculty using the attached survey. Please take the survey, and add these dates and times in your calendar. We hope to see you in January.

Nominations Open for 2019 Kemper Awards for Excellence in Teaching
The Office of the Provost is once again seeking nominations for the 2019 William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching. Awards of $5,000 each will be given to two adjunct faculty members (all campuses and online), along with two $10,000 awards for two full-time, Webster Groves-based faculty.

To nominate a faculty member, please write a brief paragraph stating why he or she is an outstanding teacher. Nominees will then be asked to provide background information on their teaching experiences and a statement about their philosophy of education. For adjunct faculty, preference will be given to professional practitioners who have taught for more than three years.

Nominations are due by Feb. 11, and nominators may nominate one full-time and one part time faculty member. Please send nominations to provost@webster.edu.

For more information, visit here.

Interfaith Panel to Discuss Uniting Communities and Countering Hate
On Monday, Dec. 10 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., join an interfaith panel of St. Louis area religious leaders as they discuss religious diversity and inclusion and how their faith shapes their views on global issues.

For more information, please visit here.

Academic Resource Center (ARC) Announces Winter Break Hours
It’s that time when students are in the midst of finishing projects and studying for finals. If you have a student in need of end of term writing help, test prep, or last-minute tutoring, please urge them to make their appointments at the Academic Resource Center (ARC) well in advance to ensure they receive the help they need. Students may also use the center’s computers, printers, and other resources to study and complete assignments. For more information on the ARC’s end of term, holiday, and Spring term hours, visit here.

Webster Conservatory Presents Chekhov’s “Three Sisters”
Please support the Conservatory of Theatre Arts students by attending Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” this weekend, Dec. 5-9, in the Loretto-Hilton Center’s Emerson Studio Theatre. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The Sunday matinee begins at 2:00 p.m.

For tickets contact the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at 314-968-7128. Performances are free for Webster Groves faculty, staff and students. </p<>

For more information about the production, visit here.