The Washington Square News is the daily student newspaper of New York University and serves the NYU, Greenwich Village, and East Village communities. The paper, better known as WSN, has a circulation of 10,000 and an estimated 65,000 readers online. It is published Monday through Thursday during the fall and spring semesters and online on Friday, with additional issues published in the summer.
Gene Andrew Jarrett was named the Seryl Kushner Dean of the College of Arts and Science on Thursday in an email from icresident Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming. He will depart Boston University where he is a professor in English and African American Studies and an Associate Dean of the Faculty.
Jarrett’s appointment ends a five-month search led by a dozen faculty members. Jarrett replaces former CAS Dean Gabrielle Starr, who was appointed as President of Pomona College. Jarrett will begin on September 1, 2017.