What We Believe


Liz Mahood plays jazz harp.This music program seeks to educate vibrant artists who are global citizens.  Our musicians will demonstrate individual excellence, a spirit of service, and a world-embracing mindset. 


  • Webster University adopts mission-focused strategies that help meet the need of our students and the communities we serve. We do this through a global mindset that welcomes cultural immersion, new ways of living and thinking, and education that opens our students to the world and in turn, opens the world to our students.
  • Webster provides uniquely global experiences that prepare our students to lead as global citizen. Together, students, faculty, staff and alumni create an intentional future - one that advances Webster's vision and mission into the next century by anticipating and serving the needs of our local communities. 
  • Webster University is a dynamic and strong global institution. Faculty teaching, scholarship, research, artistic endeavors, curriculum development, and service support our culture of academic excellence across the network. 
  • Our students deserve the highest level of academic excellence. We commit to continue providing the degree programs and academic enrichment opportunities that will help our diverse student population embrace their individual talents and strengths to achieve success. At Webster University, our focus is on student learning.
  • Our programs reflect global academic excellence and are purposefully structured to help students succeed in their lives and in their careers. 
  • Our distinguished faculty of artist/teachers provides a balance of global scholarship and professional experience to bring first-class, real-world knowledge to their classrooms.
  • Our faculty and staff have strong local and international connections and are committed to providing unparalleled personal service to our students.
  • Our students, faculty and staff have exceptional opportunities to connect with people from around the world.  
  • Our learning environment embraces an appreciation for diversity and inclusion based on race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, disability, religion or military status.  

Our Departmental Outcomes Statement provides some nitty-gritty.

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