dean

Dean Barbara Schaal to step down at end of 2019-2020 academic year

Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences Barbara Schaal will conclude her term at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, officials from Washington University announced last week.

| Senior News Editor

Brit, businessman, clockmaker: Meet the new dean of the Olin Business School

Highly regarded by administrators for his achievements in academia, breadth of experience and personable nature, Mark Taylor is more than qualified to take over as the dean of the Olin Business School.

| Breaking News Editor

Former dean gives lecture about ‘mankind’s best idea’

Dean emeritus of University College, Robert Wiltenburg, Ph.D., spoke on the topic of “An Ever-Modern University” at Saturday’s MLA Lecture Series.

| Contributing Reporter

Dr. David Perlmutter announced as dean of medical school

This month, Washington University announced Dr. David H. Perlmutter as the new dean of the medical school, taking over for Dr. Larry Shapiro on December 1.

| Senior News Editor

Better know an admin: Meet Dean Sharon Stahl

I sat down with Sharon Stahl, the vice chancellor for students, to get to know her a little better.

| Staff Reporter

Quatrano steps down, Bobick named new dean of engineering

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.

| News Editor

Nationally renowned professor named Dean of Arts & Sciences

Faced with the decision of whether to take a third term as vice president of the National Academy of Sciences or become Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Washington University, biology professor Barbara Schaal chose the latter. Schaal, whose work in evolutionary biology has taken her everywhere from Washington D.C.

| Editor-In-Chief

University to begin search for new dean of Arts & Sciences

More than two months have gone by since Dean James McLeod’s passing, and his position at the University has yet to be filled.
The search for a permanent dean of the College of Arts & Sciences has begun with the appointment of an eight-member search committee and the scheduling of two community forums.

| Contributing Reporter

New dean takes stage

He was a seemingly unlikely choice. A professor with no formal engineering background, Ralph Quatrano was selected as the new dean of the engineering school—a school with five distinct departments. But Quatrano—former interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and former chair of the biology department—said that his unique background would help integrate interdisciplinary studies within the engineering school.

| Student Life Editors

Former ArtSci Dean Ralph Quatrano named dean of engineering school

For the first time in recent history, the former dean of Arts & Sciences is the dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science.
Biology professor Ralph Quatrano was named the dean of the School of Engineering on Friday afternoon.

| Editor in Chief

Sign up for the email edition

Stay up to date with everything happening as Washington University returns to campus.

Subscribe