Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble

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President, Webster University St. Louis, Missouri stroble@webster.edu Office: (314) 246-4218

Bio/Research

Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named the 11th President of Webster University in 2009. During her tenure, Webster University, a global institution with a network of campus locations around the world based in Webster Groves, has solidified its reputation as a truly global university. The Universi...

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Bio/Research

Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named the 11th President of Webster University in 2009. During her tenure, Webster University, a global institution with a network of campus locations around the world based in Webster Groves, has solidified its reputation as a truly global university. The University expanded into Africa and Greece and built partnerships with communities and institutions around the world. Dr. Stroble has focused attention locally as well, with the opening of the Gateway Campus in the Arcade Building in downtown St. Louis and breaking ground for a new Interdisciplinary Science Building on its Webster Groves campus, which will open in 2017.

Dr. Stroble, an early adopter of e-communications, is known nationally for her use of social media and frequently tweets from the account @websterpres. She has participated in national roundtable discussions on social media and its use by higher education leaders and was featured in the book “#Follow the Leader – Lessons in Social Media Success from #HigherEdCEOs.” She also can be found on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIN, and Tumblr. Dr. Stroble earned a bachelor of arts degree in history and English from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, and two master of arts degrees, one in history and one in American and English literature, both from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. She received her doctorate in curriculum studies from the University of Virginia. Her career includes academic and administrative appointments at the University of Akron, the University of Louisville, and Northern Arizona University.


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Public Relations

Jennifer Starkey
jenstarkey@webster.edu
Office: (314) 246-6954
Mobile: (314) 277-8307
Associate Director of Public Relations

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Public Relations

Jennifer Starkey
jenstarkey@webster.edu
Office: (314) 246-6954
Mobile: (314) 277-8307
Associate Director of Public Relations

Patrick Giblin
patrickgiblin61@webster.edu
Office: (314) 246-7174
Mobile: (209) 606-4417
Director of Public Relations

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