Webster University Announces Plans for Fall Term 2020 and to Re-Open.
Please read the latest announcement from the Task Force on Transition and Adaptability. Additional information can be found here.
Chancellor Beth Stroble, President Julian Schuster and Chief Diversity Officer Vincent Flewellen Comment on the Death of George Floyd and Civil Unrest
“We are reaching out today to reaffirm that Webster, as an institution of higher education and a global community of learners, will be part of the solutions to these problems. We are committed to finding those solutions together with you and our larger society. We are committed to being leaders for positive change in these extraordinarily challenging times. We will be reaching out more in the coming weeks and months to identify and lead the methods and manners that will help us all make positive change, which will inevitably strengthen our entire community.”
Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble
President Julian Schuster
Chief Diversity Officer Vincent Flewellen
Read their message in its entirety here.
Cheryl Fritz Named Chief Human Resources Officer
Effective June 1, Cheryl Fritz, a 10-year veteran of Webster University, has been named the university’s chief human resources officer. Since 2019, when she was named to the position in an interim capacity, Fritz developed an integrated unit that includes Human Resources, Payroll/Employee Shared Services and Title IX. She has also served as a key member of the leadership team guiding the response to the global pandemic and supporting the university’s transition to modified operations. For more information about Cheryl’s career and contributions, visit here.
School of Communications Alum Shares Pulitzer Prize
When Drew Jordan, a 2005 Webster University School of Communications alum, started at the New York Times as a motion designer, he never envisioned being part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize. After working with a team of journalists on two ground-breaking stories that proved that Russia was engaging in shadow warfare in Syria, he, along with the whole team, was awarded the coveted Pulitzer Prize. Read more about Drew’s career and the award here.