Webster University Centennial 1915 - 2015.

This website contains information, photos and videos from the many activities that helped to celebrate 100 years of serving students. Browse this website to explore Webster's rich history and year of celebratory events that have launched us into our next 100 years.

Webster University Centennial. Celebrating 100 years of serving students with unmatched learning experiences. #webster100 1915-2015

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Webster University Centennial Gala

Saturday, November 14, 2015 – Union Station in Saint Louis

Webster University Centennial GalaThe Gala tops off a yearlong celebration of Webster University’s Centennial. This will be an evening of surprises and special guests – filled with distinctively Webster superstars!

Join us as we celebrate our Daniel Webster Society (DWS) visionary award winners, pay tribute to our Centennial year and look toward the future where we will create global impact for the next century – starting right here in St. Louis. Proceeds benefit the Webster University Next Century Leaders Scholarship Fund.



Next Century Leaders Scholarship Fund

Gala proceeds go to support the Webster University Next Century Leaders Scholarship Fund. This fund provides critical support to Webster students and helps to set them on a path to success. Often, these scholarships help relieve students of the need for second jobs and excess financial aid loans - allowing them to devote more concentrated attention to their academic work.

In a real way, your endowed scholarship is a permanent legacy for both you and your scholarship recipient. Each dollar of your gift helps to make a Webster education more accessible to students striving to follow their dreams. This is a unique opportunity to partner with Webster University in creating a new generation and a new century of successful students who are dedicated to their communities.

Did you know? – Approximately 90% of Webster’s full-time freshmen students receive financial aid in the form of loans and scholarships. Approximately 35% of undergraduates are first generation college students.

Direct Donations to the Next Century Leaders Scholarship Fund – Webster University greatly appreciates donations made directly to the Next Century Leaders Scholarship Fund. If you're interested in becoming a donor, please contact the Webster University Office of Advancement by telephone at (314) 968-7148 for assistance. Thank you.

Gala Chair Person

Marilyn Fox

Marilyn Fox
Marilyn Fox is known and respected for her dedication to organizations and causes that enhance the present and the future of the St. Louis community and the world. In addition to Webster University, she has actively supported the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, Girl Scouts, United Way, St. Louis Variety A Children’s Charity, Missouri Botanical Garden, National Conference of Community and Justice, and the Missouri History Museum, and has served as a Past President/Chair of Women of Achievement and Old Newsboys’ Children’s Charity. Ms. Fox became the first woman president of the Jewish Community Center Association and chaired the Center’s successful campaign for its facility in Chesterfield – the Marilyn Fox Building.

Marilyn currently serves on the Webster University Board of Trustees and serves on the Webster University Centennial Committee. Marilyn and her husband, Ambassador Sam Fox, annually support over 20 Webster University students through both the Fox Family Foundation Scholarship and the Sam & Marilyn Fox Endowed Scholarship.


Tickets and Donations

More information about purchasing Centennial Gala tickets or donating as a Centennial Gala Sponsor »

Contact Information

Webster University Office of Advancement
phone: (314) 968-7148


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