The Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr., Faculty Award
Webster University is proud to be the home of the Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr., Faculty Award. Established in 1977, the Messing Faculty Award is presented to a full-time faculty member for summer activity which will strengthen the curriculum of his/her department or improve the teaching/learning relationship. The award, a stipend in the amount of $4,500, funds international travel and other expenses related to the summer activity.
Nominations for the 2013 Messing Award are now open. The deadline is Friday, Nov. 16.
Faculty Research Grants
The Faculty Research Grant program is designed to encourage and promote faculty research and professional development. Grant applications are invited annually for scholarly research, academic projects, artistic performances, exhibitions, and studies in any discipline. Grants are awarded to applicants with the strongest potential to advance academic excellence for the individual faculty member and for Webster University.
Nominations for the 2012-13 Faculty Research Grants is now open. The deadline is Friday, Nov. 30.
William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching
The William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded annually to two full-time and two adjunct faculty members who exhibit the art of teaching at its finest. The Award is funded through the generosity of the William T. Kemper Foundation.
2012 Kemper Award Winners
- Full-time Faculty
Allan MacNeill, professor, History, Politics, and International Relations
Aaron AuBuchon, assistant professor, Electronic/Photographic Media
- Adjunct Faculty
Andrea Miller, human rights coordinator and adjunct faculty, Philosophy
Gregory Weeks, research faculty, Webster Vienna campus
- Honorary Recipient
George Slusarz, assistant professor, Business (awarded posthumously)
Faculty Mobility Fellowship
Faculty Mobility Fellowships provide support for Webster University faculty members to travel to, and teach at, other Webster campuses. The Fellowships are available to full-time faculty members who have completed one academic year at Webster and to adjunct faculty who have taught six courses.
University-level policies and procedures address human resources, finance and administration, technology, students, and academics.
University Policies & Procedures
Webster University has developed a set of procedures to provide a fair and effective system of professional peer evaluation. Details on the procedures can be found in the University Handbook.
Faculty Development Center Resources
External Funding Resources
The Office of Alumni and Development has created a Web page with information on external funding resources.