Lea Skene

Shakespeare program widens scope

Freshmen in the Dean’s Scholars in Shakespeare program joined a living community and will take part in expanded course offerings on sonnets and soliloquies this fall. The University added scholarships and housed the 15 students in the Shakespeare program together in Cole Hall on the Mount Vernon Campus to establish it as an anchor for […]

Money-saving plan nears next phase

The Innovation Task Force, which funnels funds toward academics by cutting operating expenses across the University, outlined Thursday its seven latest cost-cutting options through showcases on the Foggy Bottom and Virginia campuses. In its first two years, the task force has identified $34 million in savings by 2015 – more than half of its target. […]

University seeks leadership for institute

A search process is underway for the University’s first leader for a cross-disciplinary global women’s institute. Barbara Miller, associate dean for faculty affairs in the Elliott School of International Affairs and head of the search committee, expects the institute to be “a world leader” in research, education and public engagement on global women’s issues. “There […]