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Department of Kinesiology. Council for Accreditation of century – a spirit of academic Webster College made changes Scheduled for completion for Teacher Education and the innovation that for 80 years has that dramatically altered its fall 2015 is a new $42 million Missouri Department of not wavered. Webster University course through the latter half of mixed-use facility featuring Elementary and Secondary traces its roots to 1812 and the the century. student apartments, a Education. founding of the Sisters of In 1962, the school enrolled Starbucks, SPIN! Pizza, the university store and a its first male students. The twoAll undergraduate andLoretto, one of the first religious convenience store. United States. Pursuing a were allowed to take only a fewmen who attended the first yearcommunities of women in thegraduate businessadministration degree programs UCM has also enhanced its in the Harmon College of mission of education, the classes in the arts. By 1968, the commitment to student Business Administration have women moved westward from college was fully coeducational. success with the Learning to a earned the prestigious Kentucky, founding schools as The college began the Master Greater Degree Contract. The accreditation of the American they went. of Arts in Teaching program in contract is designed to help Assembly of Collegiate Schools students graduate on time with of Business. With the depressed economy 1963 on a grant from the Ford less debt and to ensure a more of the 1930s, Webster struggled, Foundation. Designed for valuable degree as they enter In addition, programs in areas but the 1940s and 1950s were working teachers, the program the job market. Students such as actuarial science, art, decades of gradual growth, both was Webster’s first venture in completing the requirements of in the physical dimensions of the offering evening classes toathletic training, aviation, the contract will earn up to campus and in the number of full-time professionals. Finding itchemistry, construction $1,000 in scholarships their science, drafting technology, students. During the 1960s, increasingly difficult to finance the senior year. industrial science, music, nursing, speech pathology and Unique programs and facilities audiology, and social work and at the university include Pertle Springs, a 300-acre recreational national accreditation DESIGNED EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOUcounseling are accredited by and biological research area organizations. featuring the Earl Keth Memorial Golf Course and the Audrey J. As a major employer, UCM Swisher Skyhaven Airport, local economy and also enriches MILITARYsupports a large segment of the Walton Clubhouse; the Max B. which serves the university and the social, recreational and Also included are the Small faculty members and employees TUITIONcultural environment. Equallyimportant are the students, Warrensburg; and public broadcasting station KMOS-TV. Business and Technology who make significant civic campus with its instructional and projects. PACKAGEcontributions and are involved inmany community organizations Development Center; the University Farm; and the main buildings, 19 residence halls, Like Warrensburg as a whole, Audrey J. Walton Stadium at the university has prospered Vernon Kennedy Field, Ed Elliott because it is willing and ready University Student Union, and to meet new challenges. For the Multipurpose Building. The university provides abundant programs or admission to ucmo.edu/militarymore information about opportunities to attend events University of Central Missouri, and exhibitions of the fine and call the Office of Admissions at performing arts. (877) SAY-UCMO or visit University of Central Missouri ucmo.edu. is accredited by the North WEBSTER UNIVERSITY Central Association of Colleges and Schools. All of its teacher Webster University retains the education programs are dually pioneering spirit envisioned by accredited by the National its founders in the early 20th- 9


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