Washington University’s Race/Identity/Social Justice Institute Task Force is set to recommend the creation of an institute for race and ethnicity in a report to Chancellor Mark Wrighton and Provost Holden Thorp in June.
Lecturers at Washington University are set to vote on union representation by the Service Employees International Union Local 1.
Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced that Washington University will not divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies in a statement Saturday.
The College of Arts & Sciences released an open letter reaffirming its commitment to policies of diversity and inclusion Thursday, placing special emphasis on applying these policies to the physics department—which currently has received criticism no tenured or tenured-track female professors.
Washington University administrators discussed the University’s preparedness for active shooter situations on the Danforth Campus as the one-year anniversary of the April 21 shooting of a Bon Appetit employee approaches.
Following President Donald Trump’s election in November, Chancellor Mark Wrighton, on behalf of Washington University, released a statement emphasizing the importance of “[continuing] to make progress in enhancing diversity in our community and in creating an environment where all feel welcome.”
Washington University received a record number of applicants for the class of 2021, with the final total coming in at more than 30,464 students who applied, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced to the board of trustees Friday. The total number of applicants reflects a 4 percent increase from last year, which saw 29,197 applicants, and a 28 percent increase since 2008, with 22,005.
Former Dean of Students Justin Carroll pled not guilty at his arraignment on child pornography charges Wednesday morning. The plea comes nine days after Carroll was indicted on one count of access with intent to view child pornography, following a federal investigation into his conduct from November 2015 to December 2016.
Former Dean of Students Justin Carroll pled not guilty at his arraignment on child pornography charges this morning. The plea comes nine days after Carroll was indicted following a federal investigation into his conduct from November 2015 to December 2016. By pleading not guilty, Carroll will have the opportunity to see at least part of the evidence against […]
Chancellor Mark Wrighton adopted a formal statement of principles Wednesday to reaffirm statements released regarding the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program and the executive order signed by President Donald Trump that restricted immigration from certain countries into the United States.