Michael McLaughlin, an accounting lecturer known for his unconventional teaching methods and strong bonds with his students, will leave Washington University for Illinois Wesleyan University next year.
Nearly all of the Washington University employees placed on furlough over the summer have returned to work for the fall.
Facing revenue loss and an uncertain fall semester, Washington University began the process of furloughing approximately 1,300 employees this week.
Following Washington University’s decision to suspend on-campus instruction on March 11, all residential advisors received an email notifying that their employment was terminated and their remaining compensation for the spring semester, which includes housing and meal points, would be canceled. RAs were given until March 15 to vacate their on-campus housing and were asked to cease communication with their residents.
Washington University implemented a hiring freeze to conserve University resources in the face of the COVID-19 emergency.
To increase class participation, Accounting Lecturer Michael McLaughlin treated students in the 2:30 p.m. section of his Principles of Managerial Accounting class to a juggling performance, Nov. 14.
In one of her first meetings as a Ph.D. candidate, a professor asked Carolyn Barnes if she was married. Was she married to a man? Was she planning on having children while completing her doctorate?
Washington University announced the creation of a faculty group to generate conversation on the Better Together campaign last week.
Dean of Olin Business School Mark Taylor announced the layoffs of 14 administrative staffers in the Olin Business School’s graduate programs in an email sent to the St. Louis Business Journal Feb. 5.
Two lawsuits were filed alleging a breach of fiduciary law, causing excessive fees and millions of dollars of loss for its retirement plan participants, in June.
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