Acree appointed interim co-director of race, equity center

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 in St. Louis. Acree has served as a CRE2 associate director since Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced the center’s founding in 2019.

WashU ranked among ‘best employers for diversity’

The university was ranked 12th among hundreds of large and midsized companies on Forbes’ fourth annual list of “America’s Best Employers For Diversity.” Learn more by clicking here.

Lee named co-director of Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity

The center is a vital catalyst for collaboration for the 200-plus Danforth and Medical campus faculty studying issues related to race and ethnicity. CRE² provides research grants and encourages interdisciplinary scholarship through initiatives like CRE² research workshop groups, faculty fellowships and academic courses.

2020 Commitments to Racial Equity

In June 2020, Washington University committed to a number of concrete actions geared toward addressing systemic racism and its toll on our Black communities. The information on this page provides updates on the progress of each goal expressed in Chancellor Andrew D. Martin’s message to the university community.

RSVP for #StopAAPIHate Unity Vigil

Honoring the six AAPI women, eight lives lost in the most recent Atlanta shooting AND the 3,800 Asian Americans who have been targets in hate incidents in the last year.

Bolton appointed executive vice chancellor

Shantay Bolton, vice president and deputy chief operating officer at Tulane University, has been appointed executive vice chancellor for administration and chief administrative officer at Washington University, effective July 1, according to Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.

Return & Reset

The Office of the Provost’s Faculty Affairs and Diversity Team has planned programming and compiled resources to help WashU faculty Return and Reset as we find and develop our new normal.

COVID-19 Announcement

As the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we are constantly reviewing our policies and procedures to adjust our response. Please stay up to date with WashU’s policies.

Distinguished Visiting Scholar: Vanessa German

Vanessa German is a visual and performance artist based in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood—the community that is the driving force behind her powerful performance work, and whose cast-off relics form the language of her copiously embellished sculptures. German’s online lecture is supported in part through funding from the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty […]