Kimberly G. Walker, chief investment officer at Washington University Investment Management Company (WUIMC), will step down from her position effective Dec. 31, according to David W. Kemper, chairman of the board of directors of WUIMC.
Emelyn dela Peña, assistant dean of student life for equity, diversity and inclusion in the Office of Student Life at Harvard College, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis, effective Oct. 31.
A search committee to identify candidates for the position of university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis has been formed by Provost Holden Thorp. The position was formerly held by Jeffrey G. Trzeciak, who left the university in July.
Mark N. Amiri, formerly vice president for finance and chief investment officer at Baylor Scott and White Health in Dallas, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for finance and treasurer at Washington University in St. Louis, effective Aug. 1, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.
Glenn was chosen from a field of 60 candidates from across the country. He was selected for his stellar record, strong relationships with campus and community partners, and commitment to students.
Mark Taylor, dean of Warwick Business School and professor of international finance at the University of Warwick, UK, has been appointed dean of the John M. Olin Business School, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.
Ronné Patrick Turner, associate vice president of enrollment and dean of admission at Northeastern University, has been appointed vice provost for admissions at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.
Dedric Carter, associate provost and associate vice chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship and professor of engineering practice, has been appointed vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, effective July 1.
Mary McKernan McKay, the McSilver Professor of Poverty Studies and director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work, has been appointed dean of the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.
This month, Barbara Schaal, dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, assumes the presidency of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. In a Q&A, she talks about science and how its nature and practice have changed during her career.