Student groups prepare for arrival of Chancellor-elect Martin

As chancellor-elect, Andrew Martin will manage the day-to-day operations of the University. Chancellor Wrighton will continue serving as a liaison to the Board of Trustees, focus on program development and perform ceremonial tasks of the chancellor including spring commencement.

Curran Neenan | Staff Reporter

WU prepares to comment on proposed Title IX changes

The Title IX investigation process is slated to change in accordance with a proposal from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Washington University plans to submit a comment to the Department of Education alongside the other institutions in the Association of American Universities detailing its objections to the proposal.

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WUGWU trick-or-treats for a livable wage at Chancellor Wrighton’s house

Washington University Graduate Workers Union marched to Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s house to demand $15 an hour and childcare for all Oct. 31.

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Barbara Potts named associate vice chancellor for finance and controller

Barbara Potts was named the associate vice chancellor for finance and controller Oct. 23. She now oversees a team of 75 people in accounting services.

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Wrighton: Need-blind ‘an ideal that we can work towards’

Chancellor Wrighton said that Washington University’s adoption of need-blind admissions is “an ideal we can work towards” in a recent interview with Student Life.

Curran Neenan | Staff Reporter

Andrew Newman elected vice chair and chair-elect of the board of trustees

Newman is currently chairman of Hackett Security Inc. and has served on the board of trustees since 1987. He will replace Craig D. Schnuck as chairman in June. Previously, Newman served on the Medical Finance Committee, the University Finance Committee and the Honorary Degree Committee.

Emma Baker | News Editor

New chancellor greets Danforth Campus

Washington University held a reception for the Chancellor Designate Andrew Martin, which was attended by approximately 400 students, Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Merry May Ma | Contributing Reporter

Thorp publishes book on perceptions, models of American higher education

The book, called “Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities,” explores the relationship between the American public and its universities that—according to Goldstein—began in 1636 when Harvard University received a charter and a tax exemption from the state of Massachusetts.

Ted Moskal | Contributing Repoter

Title Mine responds to Washington University’s report on Title IX updates

Student group Title Mine addressed changes to Washington University’s Title IX system with a statement posted to Facebook Sept. 4.

The statement details the demands that have been met, demands that are in progress and those that have not been met. It also explains what Title Mine organizers are currently doing in response to the changes.

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Wrighton’s Leading Together campaign raises over $3.37 billion in donations

Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s fundraising campaign, Leading Together, raised a total of $3.378 billion after ending June 30.

Kathleen White | News Editor