Beverly Wendland, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, will begin her tenure as Washington University’s next provost July 1, officials from the University announced today.
Although Marion Crain began to serve as interim provost after Holden Thorp concluded his term on July 15, many students have yet to be introduced to her. Some still wonder: What exactly is a provost?
An ideal provost candidate not only professes to be an advocate of student wellbeing, but has a history of being an ardent supporter of every aspect relating to student wellness.
Provost Holden Thorp will step down from his position July 15, the University announced Wednesday.
Drawing on previous work and personal experiences, future associate provost Anthony Tillman will work with university administrators to help implement initiatives to create a more socioeconomically inclusive campus.
SOCIOECONOMIC ISSUE: When it comes to changes in Washington University’s stance on socioeconomic diversity in recent years, many are quick to identify as the impetus Provost Holden Thorp. Widely viewed as Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s heir presumptive, Thorp has held the position of provost at the University since July 2013, when he left his job as chancellor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provost Holden Thorp decided to take on a different sort of project this summer—one that made use of his depth of experience working as an administrator in institutions of higher education.
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The Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science recently released a survey to gauge student interest in eliminating reading week in favor of a longer final exam period. Citing student concerns, the school hopes to alleviate some students’ overcrowding of exams during finals week.
Dear Provost Thorp, We are writing to you today, during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, as students concerned about the epidemic of sexual and relationship violence affecting the Washington University community.
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