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Company Overview of Washington University, St. Louis

Company Overview

Washington University, St. Louis is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and research programs in the fields of business, social sciences, law, medicine, and public affairs. The schools of the university include College of Arts & Sciences, School of Architecture, School of Art, Olin School of Business, School of Engineering & Applied Science, School of Law, School of Medicine, and George Warren Brown School of Social Work. Washington University was founded in 1853 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri. The university has endowment assets of $4290.0 millions.

1 Brookings Dr

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

United States

Founded in 1853



Key Executives for Washington University, St. Louis

Chancellor and Trustee
Age: 64
Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Real Estate
Associate Vice Chancellor of Admissions
Director of Admissions
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Washington University, St. Louis Key Developments

PierianDx Licenses Diagnostic Genetic Sequencing Products from Washington University in St. Louis

PierianDx announced that it has licensed from Washington University in St. Louis a proprietary genetic testing tool and processes. The privately held start-up will now offer those same products to other clinical labs giving them an end-to-end solution for managing clinical next-generation sequencing processes. In use at Washington University since 2011, the genetic testing tool, called the Clinical Genomicist Workstation, enables clinical labs to speed up the delivery and improve the accuracy of patient-specific diagnosis and treatments based on an individual's DNA. Washington University will continue to have access to the technology for use within its clinical practice and research initiatives.

Washington University, St. Louis Appoints Apryle M. Cotton as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Apryle M. Cotton has been named the new assistant vice chancellor for human resources at Washington University in St. Louis, announced Lorraine A. Goffe-Rush, vice chancellor for human resources. Cotton, whose appointment was effective March 3, succeeds Goffe-Rush, who was promoted Dec. 31 to vice chancellor. Previously, Cotton had been assistant director of human resources at Washington University School of Medicine.

John Schael to Retire from Washington University, St. Louis Department of Athletics as Athletics Director on June 30, 2014

After 36 years of leading the Washington University in St. Louis Department of Athletics, John Schael announced he would retire at the conclusion of the 2013-14 school year. Schael's final day as director of athletics will be June 30, 2014. WUSTL will conduct a national search for Schael's successor.

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