Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble

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Chancellor, Webster University St. Louis Main Campus, Missouri patrickgiblin61@webster.edu Office: (314) 246-7174
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named the 11th President of Webster University in 2009, and the second Chancellor of Webster University in 2019. During her tenure, Webster University, a global institution with a network of campus locations around the world based in Webster Groves, has solidified ...

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Bio/Research

Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named the 11th President of Webster University in 2009, and the second Chancellor of Webster University in 2019. 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, Greece and Uzbekistan 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 opening a new Interdisciplinary Science Building on its Webster Groves campus 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 @ChancellorBeth. 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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