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.
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.
Dean emeritus of University College, Robert Wiltenburg, Ph.D., spoke on the topic of “An Ever-Modern University” at Saturday’s MLA Lecture Series.
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.
I sat down with Sharon Stahl, the vice chancellor for students, to get to know her a little better.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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