Sunday, March 26, 2023

Webster University celebrates Black History Month
FDR's Letter to Webster

Document: President Roosevelt’s 1940 letter to Webster University

President Roosevelt wrote a letter congratulating Webster University on its 25th anniversary in 1940.
Obama's Letter to Webster

Document: President Obama’s letter celebrates Webster centennial

President Barack Obama wrote Webster University a congratulatory letter on their centennial.

DOCUMENT: Initial open records request for chess information

Over the course of five months and using multiple state open records laws, The Journal obtained revenue and expense figures for the nation’s top public college chess programs.

$1 million program proposal made by Susan Polgar to Texas Tech, documents reveal

In emails obtained by The Journal under Texas open records law, TTU administrators wrote that the university would be unable to meet Polgar’s stipulations. In February 2012, Webster University announced Susan Polgar and SPICE would be moving from Texas Tech to Webster.

Webster’s revenue stream is ‘ongoing problem’

Webster University is projecting a budget shortfall — similar to the university’s financial state eight years ago. Former Faculty Senate President Jim Brasfield said the shortfall wasn’t a crisis then and isn’t a crisis now. But he said finances are fragile.