St. Louis University looks to challenge SPICE
St. Louis University (SLU) and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis have teamed up to start the university’s first competitive collegiate chess team to play against SPICE.
Instructors in Webster University’s College of Arts and Sciences were notified that their positions would be redefined and put on a one-year hiatus while the university evaluates the appropriate use of the instructor title, according to a university statement.
Webster University senior Devin Yuji Spencer, Jr. of Japan has jumped between his home country and the United States many times for his schooling. While in the U.S., Spencer came to Webster and, in his last semester, received the Global Citizen Award at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony.
Webster University’s P!NG: A Peforming Arts Collective produced its first show since receiving the approval to become an official club. After discussing at weekly meetings what the club’s first official event would be, the club decided to hold a cabaret titled “Great Expectations.”
President Elizabeth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and Webster chess coach Susan Polgar received nearly $170,500 in bonuses during the 2014-2015 calendar year, university tax documents revealed. Stroble and Schuster also received raises to their base salary in that year.