Sumanth D. Prabhu, MD, an internationally recognized expert in how immunity and inflammation contribute to heart failure, has been named director of the Cardiovascular Division in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine.
Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, has been appointed as Washington University in St. Louis’ first vice chancellor for innovation and chief commercialization officer (CCO).
Constance Vale has been named chair of undergraduate architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.
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.