Employee News


Porras Appointed Interim Associate Dean of Walker School

May 23, 2017

The George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology has announced the appointment of David Porras as interim associate dean, effective June 1. Porras, associate professor of finance and asset pricing expert within the School, will serve as the chief assessment, accreditation and academic quality assurance officer for all Walker School academic programs.

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Voluntary Summer Week Furlough; Floating Holiday Information

May 23, 2017

The University will again offer interested staff the opportunity to take a voluntary one week furlough between May 27 and July 31, 2017. Additionally, as announced at the St. Louis Employee Recognition Breakfast, a floating has been approved for all regular full-time and part-time staff to be taken between June 1 and Dec. 31, 2017. Click through for more information and eligibility requirements on both announcements.

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Verity Named Interim Director for Study Abroad

May 22, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that Hannah Verity, director of Global Program Development, has been named interim director of the Office of Study Abroad effective June 1. In this role, she will work with colleagues in Study Abroad and the WINS program to develop plans for an expanded and enhanced Study Abroad campaign for 2017-18. Verity will continue in the role of director of Global Program Development while serving as interim director of Study Abroad.

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