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9/16/20 - Adjunct News

Posted: 9/16/2020 6:54:00 PM

U.S. News & World Report College Rankings: Webster Earns Best Ranking Ever With a ranking of 15th out of 157 Midwest regional universities, Webster University achieved its best ranking ever in the “2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges” report. Since, 2009, Webster has risen 18 notches on the list. Last year, Webster ranked 17th.

In addition, presidents, provosts, and deans of admissions at institutions within the Midwest category boosted their peer assessment rating of Webster University to 3.0, after being asked to rate the academic quality of peer institutions with which they are familiar on a scale of 1 to 5.

The university was also named a “Best Value School” among Midwest institutions for balancing the net cost of attendance, need-based financial aid, and above average academics.

For more information on Webster University’s results, please visit here.

“Webster Speaks: Coming of Age in the Black Lives Matter Era”
Join Webster University’s Suggs Scholars and Chief Diversity Office Vincent Flewellen tonight as they discuss what it is like to be Black collegians today and grow up in an age of racial reckoning. The Suggs Scholars are academically talented undergraduates of color who are recipients of a scholarship named after Donald M. Suggs, publisher of the St. Louis American newspaper.

To register and to listen to past Webster Speaks sessions, visit here.

Webster Geneva Director Featured Panelists at Upcoming Summit
Webster University Geneva Director Clementina Acedo will be a featured panelist at the upcoming global, virtual forum, “Women of the Diaspora: Gender and Race Discrimination.” The event is the first in a series of upcoming summits on topics related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

To find out more and to register, please visit here.

Dang-Williams Named Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Thao Dang-Williams, currently dean of extended education for Webster’s St. Louis metro locations at Gateway, Westport, and Winghaven, will join the Office of Academic Affairs as an associate vice president (AVP) on September 28.

She joined Webster in 2011 and served as Interim AVP for Academic Affairs and Director of the Online Learning Center for one year before assuming leadership of the extended locations.

For more information about Dang-Williams and her career, please visit here.

Coronavirus Information
For University Information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit here: webster.edu/covid19.