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.

| Associate Editor

BREAKING: Former dean pleads not guilty at arraignment hearing

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 […]

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Chancellor releases statement of principles

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.

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Former Dean of Students indicted

Former Associate Vice Chancellor for Students and Dean of Students Justin Carroll was indicted earlier this week on federal child pornography charges committed under the alias of “MOperv.”

| Associate Editor

BREAKING: Dean Justin Carroll indicted on child pornography charges

Dean of Students Justin Carroll has been indicted on federal child pornography charges today, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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Dean of Students Justin Carroll to retire after 36 years

After 36 years as an administrator at Washington University, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Justin Carroll announced his retirement earlier this month due to personal reasons.

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Tuition prices to increase by $1700 for 2017-2018 academic year

Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year will be $50,650, an increase of 3.5 percent ($1,700) from the $48,950 charged for 2016-2017, Provost Holden Thorp announced via a letter sent to students and parents Thursday morning.

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Chancellor named second highest-paid head of school

A recent ranking, courtesy of the Chronicle for Higher Education, places Chancellor Mark Wrighton as the second-highest paid leader of a private college in 2014—a ranking that administrators say is artificially high and an anomaly due to a supplemental executive retirement plan approved by the board of trustees in 2004.

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Brown School set to launch policy institute, expand graduate offerings

Following student demand for more policy-based offerings, the Brown School of Social Work is set to launch the Clark-Fox Policy Institute in the spring of 2017.

| Contributing Reporter