Elizabeth Stroble (2009- ) | Webster University

Elizabeth Stroble (2009- )

  • Born in Newcastle, Wyoming. President Stroble
  • A.B., Augustana College; M.A. History and M.A. American and English Literature, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; PhD., University of Virginia-Charlottesville.
  • Opened the East Academic Building in 2012, the first new classroom building on the home campus since 1988. Launched Webster University Art Council and public art initiative.
  • Closed the largest capital campaign in the University’s history at $56.5 million; increased the Webster University endowment to over $100 million.
  • Expanded the University's international programs to Africa with the Accra, Ghana campus.
  • Brought the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence to Webster, along with the #1 ranked college chess team in the nation, leading to the University’s first national championship in any sport.
  • Launched Global Leaders in Residence to bring distinguished international leaders to Webster, and Global Leadership Academy to develop leaders from within.
  • Created the Student Ambassador program to enhance leadership and lifelong relationship with student leaders as alumni.
  • Secured international accreditations for programs in China, Thailand, Austria, Netherlands, Switzerland and Ghana, and expanded Webster International Network Schools (WINS) and international partnerships on four continents.


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