Amy Kweskin, current associate vice chancellor for finance and treasurer, has been named vice chancellor for finance and chief financial officer by Chancellor Mark Wrighton.
Provost Holden Thorp, whose job description typically entails academic planning, budgeting and facilities, is stepping back into the classroom this coming semester to teach a course focusing on elements of higher education.
Jessica Kuchta-Miller, a certified organizational ombudsman practitioner, has been named the university’s first staff ombudsperson effective Sept. 14.
Olin Business School will launch a new initiative for both undergraduate and graduate students to help small businesses in the coming weeks, partly as a response to the riots that hurt businesses in Ferguson, Mo., last August.
Provost Holden Thorp decided to take on a different sort of project this summer—one that made use of his depth of experience working as an administrator in institutions of higher education.
Lori White has been announced as the new Vice Chancellor for Students, replacing Sharon Stahl on July 1. White is currently the vice president for student affairs at Southern Methodist University and has over 30 years of experience in university student services in total.
The Office of Sustainability is promoting alternative transportation and healthy lifestyles by hosting Active Transportation Month.
Washington University will soon kick off a year of events focused on using the University’s resources for the advancement of gun legislation and gun violence prevention and awareness, according to Risa Zwerling Wrighton, wife of the chancellor and academic advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Nine new courses and major changes will be implemented in the Olin Business School’s course listings as the school will be amending and updating its curriculum for the class of 2019 and beyond.
After serving five years as dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ralph Quatrano will step down on July 1 to make way for Aaron Bobick.