University reinforces commitment to sexual assault prevention, expands education, support programs

S.A.R.A.H.’s permanent funding is just one among many in a large expansion of staffing and funding for sexual assault prevention programs and crisis services on campus. The changes, which also include a new research initiative to assess and improve sexual assault prevention methods, are intended to educate students and could have a national effect on how campus sexual assault is addressed.

| Associate Editor

Annual tuition forum notes modest progress toward affordability

Chancellor Mark Wrighton and other Washington University leaders noted the progress the University has made toward becoming more affordable while acknowledging the immense difficulties of pursuing need-blind admissions at Tuesday night’s annual tuition forum.

| Staff Reporter

Pilot program hopes to help Pell-eligible students on campus

A pilot scholar program launching this year hopes to be the answer to the slew of criticism that has come from students and national media in regards to the lack of socioeconomic diversity in the undergraduate population.

Alberto De La Rosa | Contributing Reporter

Wrighton email error raises concerns online

We’ve come to expect it: something tragic happens—a shooting, a natural disaster—and an email pops up in the inboxes of students and faculty all across Washington University “on behalf of Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.”

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Student resource offices consolidate to form Campus Life

The offices on the second floor of the Danforth University Center have a new name and mission: Campus Life.

| Senior Editor

Brit, businessman, clockmaker: Meet the new dean of the Olin Business School

Highly regarded by administrators for his achievements in academia, breadth of experience and personable nature, Mark Taylor is more than qualified to take over as the dean of the Olin Business School.

| Breaking News Editor

Board of Trustees selects undergraduate representatives for 2016-2017 year

The Washington University board of trustees has chosen juniors Rohan Khazanchi and Norah Rast to serve as the undergraduate student representatives to the board for the 2016-2017 school year.

| Editor-in-Chief

Center for Diversity and Inclusion director to move to Princeton University

Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion LaTanya Buck will leave Washington University to serve as Princeton University’s new dean of diversity and inclusion beginning this August.

| Breaking News Editor

Community organizers hope to mobilize students with Peabody facing bankruptcy

Peabody Energy Corporation, a St. Louis-based energy company with close ties to Washington University, may soon file for bankruptcy, according to a recent securities filing.

| Staff Reporter

New vice chancellor of admissions appointed to aid in socioeconomic diversity push at WU

Ronne Patrick Turner has been appointed the new vice provost of admissions, effective this July. Turner currently serves as the associate vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions at Northeastern University in Boston.

| Associate Editor