University Erects Sign Expressing Support for Black Lives Matter, Racial Equality, and Justice
Over the weekend, Webster University erected a sign in front of the Luhr Building expressing support for racial equality and justice and affirming support for Black Lives Matter. To read more about the sign and the sentiments behind it, please visit here.
Chancellor, President, Chief Diversity Officer Issue Additional Information on Actions Taken to Fight Systemic Racism and Support Racial Equality and Justice
A note to the Webster University Community from Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble, President Julian Schuster, and Chief Diversity Officer Vincent Flewellen outlines a number of measures designed to fight systemic racism and foster an academic and community environment that promotes racial equity and justice. Among the actions announced were meetings with student leaders aimed at fighting racism and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. Plans are also underway for a special speakers series this summer highlighting important local and national leaders who will address matters relating to racial equity and justice. Please visit here to read the announcement in its entirety and the list of actions planned.
Early Term Progress Survey Launches June 12
Please be sure to complete Early Term Progress Surveys, which will be distributed to faculty teaching all graduate and undergraduate courses throughout the United States, the Leiden campus, as well as undergraduate course at the Tashkent, Uzbekistan, campus. The survey will be open for 10 days and close Monday, June 22, at 11 p.m. Central Daylight Time. Students continue to respond favorably to the feedback received. The surveys also help identify student challenges and connect them to needed supports. For more information visit here.
Note: Incomplete Completion Timelines Reduced from One Year to Two Terms
Take note, effective Summer Term 2020 and with the 2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs, the time frame for students to resolve an incomplete has been reduced from one year to two terms. To learn more, visit here.