Opinion Submission: Neglecting teaching-track faculty hurts students and educators alike

But it appears even with positive reviews and evaluations from students, strong teaching-track faculty can be let go without any clear rhyme or reason. We call on the University to extend a new contract to Dr. R and all other well-deserving TRaP faculty who are foundational to the excellent education that Washington University provides.

Opinion Submission: Will WashU protect its Arab and Muslim students? Concerned faculty members condemn Seth Crosby’s racist statements and demand action

We must protect the value universities offer as spaces for mobilizing against injustice and critiquing ongoing forms of oppression. 

University hires 55 new faculty members for the College of Arts & Sciences

The University’s College of Arts & Sciences has hired 55 new professors for the upcoming academic year, an unprecedentedly large number of faculty compared to previous years. 

| Junior News Editor

Arts & Sciences Council hosts Faculty and Staff Award Ceremony 

On April 19, over 100 members of the Arts & Sciences community gathered in Umrath Lounge for the Arts & Sciences Council’s annual Faculty and Staff Award Ceremony.

| Contributing Writer

Make Sumers Rec Center free to the entire WashU community

Here is my point: such a facility should not only be available and free to employees, there should be incentives in place to encourage its regular use. A healthy workforce is in the University’s best interest.

| Professor, Computer Science and Engineering

‘Energy, irreverence and imagination:’ Punk and literature collide for new professor G’Ra Asim

G’Ra Asim, part of WashU’s first race and ethnicity cluster hire, is equally comfortable in front of an undergraduate classroom and at center stage of a punk rock concert.

| Senior Scene Editor

Reopening, Part 3: Faculty prepare for a hybrid semester

With a hybrid semester, faculty members had a decision to make: To teach in-person or stay fully remote. With course quality, safety and other personal considerations to take into account, we explore how professors made that choice.

| Multimedia Editor

‘The prudent thing is to delay hiring’: WU initiates faculty and staff hiring freeze

Washington University implemented a hiring freeze to conserve University resources in the face of the COVID-19 emergency.

Sulan Pathiranage | Staff Reporter

Non-essential faculty and staff to work remotely; WU offers additional paid time off, more childcare

Only employees of Washington University who perform essential work requiring a physical presence on campus should come to work until April 6, Chancellor Andrew Martin wrote in an email to faculty and staff March 16.

| News Editor

Sociology department continues quick expansion, hires new faculty

The sociology department hired three new faculty for this semester, nearly doubling the size of the department that only returned to campus last fall.

| News Editor

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