The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping tax reform bill which would implement taxes on earnings from university endowments in a heavily partisan 51-49 vote Saturday.
As the search for a new chancellor at Washington University continues, multiple hearing sessions were held on Nov. 29, Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 so that students, faculty and staff could voice their opinions on what they want to see in the next chancellor.
Student Union hosted its annual Tuition Forum, which gives students an opportunity to learn about Washington University’s use of tuition money and financial aid efforts, Nov. 27.
Graduate students rallied outside of the Danforth University Center Tuesday after withdrawing their petition to receive union recognition by the National Labor Relations Board Nov. 15.
A 19-member committee has been formed to officially commence the board of trustees’ search for the next chancellor of Washington University, following the announcement of Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement in 2019.
An initiative announced in April of last year, the advisory committee on Washington University’s endowment will be formed and begin its work when Scott Wilson, the University’s new chief investment officer, assumes his position Nov. 27.
Following the sentencing of former Washington University Dean of Students Justin Carroll to 54 months in prison this past Thursday, the University has reiterated its dismay at the administrator’s actions.
Justin Carroll, former Washington University dean of students, received a sentence of 54 months in federal prison, for viewing child pornography, earlier today.
Washington University has not received a property tax bill for the Delmar Loft residential properties from St. Louis County since its opening, as reported by an article in the St. Louis Business Journal.
The NCAA ruled last week not to levy sanctions against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for academic misconduct that occurred during current Washington University Provost Holden Thorp’s tenure as chancellor of UNC.