The Department of Cell Biology & Physiology at the School of Medicine has named Sheila Stewart, the Gerty Cori Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology, to the newly created position of vice chair.
The Washington University Board of Trustees has four new student representatives for 2021-22. The undergraduate representatives are Tennyson Holmes and Gaby Smith; the graduate student representatives are Bryanna Brown and Kendall Burks.
William Acree, professor of Spanish in Arts & Sciences, has been appointed interim co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2) at Washington University. Acree has served as a CRE2 associate director since the center’s founding in 2019.
Anna Gonzalez, the newly appointed vice chancellor for student affairs at Washington University, discusses her background, her leadership style and her hopes for the future.
Mimi Calter, deputy university librarian at Stanford University, has been appointed vice provost and university librarian at Washington University, according to Provost Beverly Wendland. Calter will join the university in the fall.
Washington University in St. Louis is welcoming the first round of faculty members identified through its race and ethnicity cluster hire initiative, a multiyear effort to build a world-class and interdisciplinary research program on race.
Kia Lilly Caldwell, professor of African, African American and diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity at Washington University in St. Louis.
At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting May 7, numerous faculty members were appointed or promoted with tenure or granted tenure, with most effective July 1.
Leland Deeds, associate university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed interim vice provost and university librarian, Provost Beverly Wendland announced.
Dolores B. Njoku, MD, a noted clinician, researcher and mentor, has been named director of pediatric anesthesiology at the School of Medicine and anesthesiologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She also will be the new Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology.