Administrative Departments

EVC/CAO Organizational Chart


Academy for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The Academy administers and supports programming for faculty and staff that is intended to foster an inclusive campus climate for all.

Facilities Planning and Management: Facilities supports the teaching and research mission of Washington University in St. Louis by providing a safe, clean, and comfortable work environment for the campus community.

Human Resources: The Danforth Campus and the School of Medicine are home to approximately 13,000 faculty and staff members, making Washington University one of the largest employers in St. Louis. The mission of Human Resources is to maintain our reputation as both an employer of choice and an exemplary employer.

Information Technology: The goal of the Information Technology department is to help faculty, staff, students, and guests of Washington University locate the technology services they need, and to access those services quickly and safely throughout campus.

Ombuds Office: The staff ombudsman works as an independent entity with whom staff, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows can discuss topics of concern in a confidential, impartial, and informal space.

Operations: University Operations oversees several supply chains and administrative functions including dining and food services, campus card services, Whittemore House, parking and transportation, summer programs and conferences, resource management, and environmental health and safety.

Police Department: The Washington University Police Department (WUPD) works to maintain a safe and secure environment on the Danforth Campus for the Washington University community.

Public Affairs: The Office of Public Affairs provides the strategy, counsel, and support needed to help build and maintain Washington University’s world-renowned reputation.

Real Estate: Our Real Estate Office combines a full-service community management company with a comprehensive bundle of services capable of meeting the most demanding needs of any type or any size of community. Washington University Real Estate manages cooperatives, single family homes, duplexes, buildings of three to fifty units, and high-rises. Services include building maintenance, lease administration, operating and capital budgeting, vendor management, property accounting, and all major reporting formats.

Sustainability: Washington University’s Office of Sustainability ensures that faculty, staff, and students are active participants in efforts to make our campus more sustainable. This office is guided by a strategic plan for sustainable operations, which sets sustainability goals and standards that the university will meet by 2020.

University Architect: The University Architect maintains our campus’s historic architectural significance by overseeing the design and implementation of all new construction projects. Working with campus partners and outside professionals, the architect’s office helps determine which construction and renovation projects and are most urgent and which will best meet the campus’s current needs.