WSBT Announcements

Walker Dean Outlines Criteria for New Federal Chair

September 10, 2013

Dean AkandeThe selection of the next Federal Reserve Chairman will be the biggest economic decision made by President Obama during his presidency.  While two candidates have emerged as front-runners Benjamin Akande, dean of the Walker School of Business and Technology, outlined five skill sets needed by the next chair.  Get the details in his latest blog post, "Five Musts of the Next Fed Chair."  

Faculty Members Receive Funding to Promote Entrepreneurship

September 9, 2013 

WSBTTwo computer science faculty members from the Walker School of Business and Technology are among five selected to receive funding to infuse entrepreneurship concepts into the curriculum.  The goal is to provide students in non-business related areas such as technology and art with self-employment and entrepreneurial skills.  Find out more.    

Walker School Welcomes New Director of Communications

September 3, 2013 

Gina TarteGina Tarte has been named the director of communications for the Walker School of Business and Technology.  Read the announcement.   


Walker School Gains LEED Gold

August 30, 2013

East Academic BuildingWebster University's East Academic Building (EAB) was certified as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) level gold, the second highest level for the sustainability certification. The building houses the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology as well as other programs and services.  Read the full story

Dean Akande Offers Freshmen Advice for Success

August 26, 2013

Dean AkandeBenjamin Akande, dean of the Walker School of Business and Technology, welcomed freshmen to Webster University and shared his advice for a successful college experience.  Read his message to students.

Associate Professor John Aleshunas Completes Doctorate

May 8, 2013

John AleshunasCongratulations to John Aleshunas, Walker Business School's Math & Computer Science Department Associate Professor who successfully completed the requirements of a doctorate degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.  Read more.

Asset Pricing Expert Named New Walker School Business Chair

April 30, 2013

David PorrasFaculty of the Business department in the Walker School of Business and Technology have elected Dr. David Porras, associate professor of Finance and asset pricing expert, as the next department chair. Porras will begin leading the business department June 1, 2013.  Read more.