Students who graduate from Washington University will be more prepared for environmentally conscious careers because of the school’s commitment to sustainability, according to the director of ratings for The Princeton Review.
Endowment decrease reflects national trend: Administrators say direct impact on students will be minimal
Washington University’s endowment fell 1 percent between 2011 and 2012, but University administrators said the school’s spending will continue to increase. The increase in spending, however, will not keep up with rising costs from inflation. Administrators said that the decrease in endowment will not have any visible effect on students.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s Beta chapter has been fully reinstated to fraternity status by Washington University and its national headquarters. The chapter was suspended Feb. 27 after a number of students were offended by a pledge activity involving a recitation of “B—— Ain’t S—” that included the N-word.
Campus leaders are progressing toward the formation of focus committees in the aftermath of the Feb. 26 incident in Bear’s Den that involved the use of a racial slur.
While many universities are cutting back on job preparation services, Washington University’s career centers continue to expand. A recent USA Today story reported that budgets of career centers nationwide fell by about 16 percent in the past year.
A group of about 30 Greek and non-Greek students gathered Tuesday night for a panel discussion about the policies and culture of Greek Life on campus.
Mark Smith, assistant vice chancellor and director of Washington University’s Career Center, has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for students. He will continue to run the Career Center, but will now oversee the Office for International Students and Scholars as well. Click here for the Record story. Check back on Thursday for full Student [...]
A new blog launched by the John M. Olin School of Business is one of the most recent additions to a larger Washington University effort to convey the school’s experience online.
Undergraduate tuition for the 2013-14 academic year will be $44,100, a $1,600 increase from Washington University’s current tuition, Barbara A. Feiner, vice chancellor for finance announced Thursday. The University will require a student activity fee of $441, and will charge a health and wellness fee of $300. On-campus doubles will cost between $8,962 and $9,912, [...]
[media-credit name="Photos courtesy of Washington University " align="alignleft" width="142"][/media-credit] Washington University has no plans to go need-blind in its admissions policy in the near future.