Jessie Minton, vice provost and chief information officer at the University of Oregon, has been appointed vice chancellor for technology and chief information officer at Washington University in St. Louis, effective April 15, according to Shantay Bolton, executive vice chancellor and chief administrative officer.
Urologic oncologist Sam Bhayani, MD, has been named to lead the Division of Urologic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.
Vijay Ramani, the Roma B. and Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished University Professor of Environment and Energy, has been named vice provost for graduate education, announced Provost Beverly Wendland. His three-year appointment is effective Jan. 1.
Feng Sheng Hu, dean of Arts & Sciences, has bolstered the school’s administrative efforts by appointing several faculty members to new or expanded leadership roles.
Tonya Edmond, professor and associate dean for social work and social policy, and Rodrigo Reis, professor and associate dean for public health, have been appointed to serve as co-interim deans of the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, Provost Beverly Wendland announced. Their appointments begin Jan. 1.
At the university’s recent Board of Trustees meeting, numerous faculty members were appointed or promoted with tenure or granted tenure, with most new roles taking effect Oct. 1.
Sara Hubaishi, a third-year student at the Washington University School of Law, has been elected inaugural chair of the National Muslim Law Student Association.
Merck Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to establish two endowed assistant professorships supporting early-career physician-scientists from populations that are historically underrepresented in medicine and biomedical sciences.
Mark Glenn, chief of the Washington University Police Department (WUPD), will retire from the university and leave his position on Nov. 8, according to Shantay Bolton, executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer.
Mary McKay, the Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean of the Brown School, has been appointed vice provost of interdisciplinary initiatives in the Office of the Provost.