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A Commitment to Excellence

The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences is committed to fostering excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service. Washington University in St. Louis is a private research university dedicated to challenging faculty and students to learn and create new knowledge and greater understanding for an ever-changing world.

“Discere si cupias intra: salvere iubemus”

"If you wish to learn, enter: we welcome you."

April 22, 2014

Annual Online Spring TA Survey opens April 25

The annual survey opens April 25 and runs through May 21. Each year, spring teaching assistants are invited to participate in a survey developed by the Graduate Council in order to collect longitudinal data on the teaching experiences of graduate students to better understand how to improve the TA experience, both for the undergraduates being taught and for the graduate students learning to teach.

Change in Dissertation Committee Membership

At its meeting on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, the Graduate Council adopted a new policy and procedures for Dissertation Defense Committees.  These went into effect for all defenses occuring on or after January 1, 2014.  Detailed information can be found on the Defense of the Dissertation page.