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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

Your February wake-up call

The key to a successful project of self-improvement is mindset. Do not frame your resolution in terms of absolute success or failure.

Thomas Humphrey | Staff Writer

Filling the shoes of a campus mainstay

The announced retirement of Provost Ed Macias provides the University an opportunity to reflect on recent academic advancements and goals for the future.

Markets, gifts responsible for increased University endowment

Washington University’s endowment grew by almost $800 million in the last fiscal year, officials said recently. The endowment totals $5.35 billion as of June 30, the end of the fiscal year. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton said the increase is due to both the return on the University’s investments and donor gifts.

| Senior News Editor

The college experience

Possibly the best advice I can give to you incoming freshmen is this: forget everything.

| Staff Columnist

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