Op-ed: Identity and exclusion

Coming to a university like Washington University means meeting people of all kinds of different identities, experiences and lives. Coupled with this is the need to mature. But what buttresses all of this is the fear of exclusion.

Nicholas Kinberg | Class of 2020

WU hires 2 tenure-track female physics professors

Washington University’s physics department offered positions to two female tenure-track faculty members this semester. Nuclear physicists Maria Piarulli and Saori Pastore formally accepted the positions earlier this month.

Kayla Steinberg | Contributing Reporter

Black student enrollment decreases for class of 2021

Black student enrollment at Washington University fell from 12.4 percent to 11 percent this year according to The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.

Dorian DeBose | Contributing Reporter

How international faculty are included in diversity data, explained

According to the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, 225 out of 713 tenured or tenure-track faculty at Washington University were born outside the United States.

| Staff Reporter

Op-ed: 2017 Student Union diversity report

In an effort to be as transparent as possible with our student body, we issued a Demographic Survey, which eventually led to make up our first official Student Union Diversity Report.

Diversity Affairs Council

A breakdown of faculty diversity in the College of Arts & Sciences

With nearly 70 percent of all undergraduates enrolled in this division, the Arts & Sciences faculty have a unique responsibility of forming the bedrock of the education of Washington University students.

| Staff Reporter

Wash. U. doesn’t care about minority students

Minority students are nothing more than social capital to the University, and once they can count you in their statistics, you are on your own.

Matthew Wallace | Staff Writer

WU ranked 65th best American employer for diversity in Forbes ranking

Washington University was ranked the 65th best American employer for diversity in a Forbes ranking published in January.

Aiden Blinn | Staff Reporter

A template for equity: inside the Brown School’s faculty hiring

As the first school at Washington University to admit African-American students, the Brown School of Social Work has long been an institutional leader in recruiting and retaining faculty, staff, and students from underrepresented backgrounds.

| Senior News Editor

Op-ed submission: Diversity in the physics department

Over the course of the past month, a member of our physics department has taken to the columns of Student Life to opine on the place of diversity and women in physics. His polemic engendered quite the furor, and, in such light, we recognized the need to make clear to the Washington University community and beyond our explicit goals for rectifying the department’s lack of diversity.

The Physics Department Workplace Climate and Diversity Committee Members