Washington University’s 3.6-percent tuition increase from the last academic year to this one was the lowest in 60 years, Barb Feiner, vice chancellor of finance and chief financial officer, said at Monday night’s Tuition Forum.
The manner of death for Washington University senior Yongsang Soh, who fell from a 23rd-floor balcony last year, has been changed to “undetermined” after originally being ruled a suicide.
Soh fell from an apartment in The Dorchester on Forest Park on the morning of Oct. 26, 2013. His parents soon opened a private investigation into his fall, which has turned up evidence they think suggests the University played a part in Soh’s death.
A year after their son died from falling off a 23rd-floor balcony, the parents of Washington University student Yongsang Soh are pressuring the University to take responsibility for their loss.
Bigger may be better for Washington University: administrators recently revealed plans to admit classes the size of this year’s 1,765-member freshman class for the next several years until the undergraduate population reaches a total enrollment of 7,000.
A letter from alumni expressing concern about Jill Carnaghi’s June 2014 departure from Washington University has received a response from administrators, but no details about whether Carnaghi was forced to resign were provided.
The Mosaic Project will be announcing its conclusion in the upcoming weeks, wrapping up its year-and-a-half-long presence on Washington University’s campus.
After a lengthy absence from Washington University, the sociology department is making its return, starting with the appointment of Steve Fazzari as chair.
The second floor of the Olin Library was a bit louder than usual on Tuesday afternoon as the Center for Diversity and Inclusion officially welcomed Washington University community members for its grand opening.
In his annual State of the University Address this Monday, Chancellor Mark Wrighton discussed the Lofts of Washington University and the undergraduate graduation rate, but many students in attendance seemed most interested in the school’s work on socioeconomic issues.
A new international affairs concentration could be available to International and Area Studies students by fall 2015, IAS Director of Undergraduate Studies Andrew Sobel announced at a Tuesday meeting of Sigma Iota Rho, the IAS honorary.