Administrator sent sexually explicit messages to Wash. U. students

Former Washington University administrator David Stetter used a social media app to send sexually explicit texts and photos to multiple students during his employment, Student Life confirmed today.

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Rob Wild replaces Justin Carroll as dean of students, Tamara King named associate vice chancellor for student support and wellness

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White announced that Rob Wild, associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of the First Year Center, will be replacing Justin Carroll as dean of students, Friday.

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WU admin, faculty set to recommend creation of an institute for race and ethnicity

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.

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Lecturers consider union representation, administration pushes back

Lecturers at Washington University are set to vote on union representation by the Service Employees International Union Local 1.

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Wash. U. addresses Fossil Free, will not divest

Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced that Washington University will not divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies in a statement Saturday.

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ArtSci releases letter responding to controversial op-eds in Student Life, reaffirming commitment to inclusion

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.

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WUPD, WU admin reevaluate emergency preparedness a year after Forsyth shooting

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.

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WU speaks out against immigration ban to secure global community

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.”

Bailey Winston | Staff Reporter

WU receives record number of applicants

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.

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Former dean of students pleads not guilty to child pornography charges

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.

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