Olin Business School appoints five female tenure-track professors

Olin Business School hired five female tenuretrack professors to its ranks this fall, reflecting University-wide efforts to increase gender parity amongst its faculty.

Kathleen White | Contributing 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

National student loan default rate jumps, Wash. U. default rate decreases

While the national student loan default rate jumped from 7 percent to 8.8 percent between fiscal years 2009 and 2011, the default rate at Washington University dropped from 2.2 percent to 2.1 percent.

| Staff Reporter

University should make filling sexual assault post a priority

As detailed in an Oct. 30 article in Student Life, the hiring process for a coordinator of the University’s sexual assault prevention services—an official who would take our campus’s programming around rape prevention to the next level and ensure that there is a comprehensive dialogue—has been stalled yet again.