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

Peabody donates $1.5 million to Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization

Peabody Energy, a founding member of the Washington University Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU), donated $1.5 million to the center this May.

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Andrew Martin named next Washington University chancellor

Andrew Martin, dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan, will succeed Mark Wrighton as chancellor of Washington University on June 1, 2019.

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Student accused in Student Life op-ed has access to campus restricted

The student accused of physically assaulting the author of an anonymous op-ed published in Student Life April 16 is only allowed to be on the Washington University Danforth Campus to attend class and take exams, “pending completion of formal adjudication.”

Emma Baker | News Editor

Wrighton appoints Benjamin Akande as leader of new Africa initiative

Benjamin Akande, former president of Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., was appointed by Chancellor Mark Wrighton as a senior advisor to the chancellor and director of Washington University’s new Africa initiative.

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WUPD receives accreditation, achieves 100 percent compliance

Washington University Police Department received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. following the conclusion of a three-year assessment process in March.

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University updates weapons policy, clarifies reporting system

Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced an update to “clarify and streamline” regulations on the possession of weapons, explosives and fireworks on campus in an email sent to the University community Tuesday.

Julia Arbanas | Staff Reporter

Fossil Free WashU rallies for divestment

Members of Fossil Free WashU rallied to protest against Washington University’s decision to not divest from fossil fuel companies, asking the administration to reconsider their policy March 30.

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