The Office of the Provost is hiring a new Faculty Development Fellow.

This new fellow will facilitate faculty mentoring programs during the 2023-24 academic year and should be a tenured Danforth faculty member.  Applications will be accepted until April 6.   Additional details and the application link can be found here.

Washington University in St. Louis seeks a dynamic leader and distinguished scholar of religion and U.S. politics to serve as the Director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.

Established in 2010 by an endowment gift of $30,000,000 from the Danforth Foundation, the purpose of this non-partisan, non-sectarian Center is to provide rigorous education, research, and scholarship on the role of religion in U.S. politics not only to scholars and students but also to local, state, and national audiences. The Center currently houses five senior […]

Strategic vision kick off events announced

Washington University invites its community to take part in a series of events to unveil the strategic vision and celebrate the bright future of WashU. . Read more

Undergraduate academic integrity process to be reimagined

Washington University in St. Louis is moving toward a centralized process for handling academic integrity violations at the undergraduate level, in response to feedback from a faculty commission. Jennifer R. Smith, vice provost for educational initiatives, is leading the effort, including establishment of two working groups focused on designing a new academic integrity hearing process […]

Guillermo Rosas joins Office of the Provost as a Faculty Fellow for graduate and professional education

Guillermo Rosas is Professor of Political Science in Arts and Sciences. Guillermo’s research focuses on the economic consequences of political regimes and on the effects of political institutions on political elite behavior, especially in Latin America.  As a Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Provost, Guillermo will work with the Vice Provost for Graduate Education to gather and analyze […]

Four inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

The Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, established in 2005 by Yale University and Howard University to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement, recently inducted four doctoral candidates from Washington University in St. Louis. Named after the first African American doctoral recipient in the United States, the honor society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in […]

Provost Office support for tenure-track faculty in response to COVID-19 (Danforth Campus)

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the launch of a new program to support scholarship by Danforth Campus tenure-track and tenured faculty through the associate professor level in response to the pandemic. This program will offer support in the form of course releases, as well as research and publication grants to eligible faculty. […]

The Office of the Provost is seeking a Faculty Fellow

The Office of the Provost is seeking a Faculty Fellow to assist the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity with working on several projects related to the design and development of programs to support faculty mentoring.  

Ramani named vice provost for graduate education

Vijay Ramani, the Roma B. and Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished University Professor of Environment and Energy at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named vice provost for graduate education, announced Provost Beverly Wendland. His three-year appointment is effective Jan. 1.

Fellow opportunity in the Office of the Provost

A fellow in the Faculty Affairs and Diversity area of the Office of the Provost is sought to work on projects designed to support non-tenure track teaching, research, and practice faculty.  This assignment will begin January 1, 2022 and is expected to conclude by June 30, 2022; it is possible the term may be extended […]

Pivot 314 Fellowship application is now open for 2022

For the second year, the Office of the Provost and the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation & Entrepreneurship are pleased to present the Pivot 314 Fellowship. This Fellowship provides an opportunity for mid-career doctoral students to engage with the St.Louis entrepreneurial community and to explore possible career pathways. Pivot 314 offers curated programming around leadership, […]

Calter appointed vice provost and university librarian

Mimi Calter, deputy university librarian at Stanford University, has been appointed vice provost and university librarian at Washington University in St. Louis, according to Provost Beverly Wendland. Calter will join the university in the fall; she succeeds Denise Stephens, who departed this spring to serve as dean of libraries at the University of Oklahoma. 

Caldwell named vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity

Kia Lilly Caldwell, professor of African, African American and diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, has been named vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity at Washington University in St. Louis, announced Beverly Wendland, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.