NCAA decides not to levy sanctions against Thorp’s former employer UNC Chapel Hill

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.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. tuition and funding explained

There are several factors that determine the cost of tuition, including the budgets and expenses of the four undergraduate schools as well as consideration for affordability. The tuition then covers a variety of expenses, the largest being faculty compensation.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. to waive application fees for low-income families

Washington University will waive the $75 application fee for undergraduate applicants whose family income is under $75,000 and will allow all applicants to self-report their standardized test scores in accordance with policies implemented by the University this fall.

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WU, St. Louis communities respond to Wrighton retirement announcement

Mark Wrighton will retire as chancellor of Washington University no later than July 1, 2019, he announced in a statement to the University community Friday.

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Board of trustees to head search for new chancellor

With Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement announcement, the University begins the search for his successor.

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How Wash. U.’s administration is structured, explained

The University’s organizational hierarchy can be simplified to at least five levels, which consists of chancellor, executive vice chancellors, vice chancellors, associate vice chancellors and assistant vice chancellors.

Anjali Vishwanath | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. not deterred by new federal Title IX guidance, reaffirms commitment via statement

Despite Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement Friday to formally rescind Barack Obama-era guidance regarding Title IX, Washington University has no plans to stray from its previous commitments and processes in addressing sexual violence on campus.

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Olin Business School appoints five female tenure-track professors

Olin Business School hired five female tenuretrack professors to its ranks this fall, reflecting University-wide efforts to increase gender parity amongst its faculty.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Graduate students rally, file for election with National Labor Relations Board

Washington University graduate students gathered at a rally outside the Danforth University Center and marched toward Brookings Hall in order to speak with administrators about their plans to unionize through the Service Employees International Union on Thursday, Sept. 14

Olivia Szymanski | News Editor

Graduate students look to unionize

Following Washington University lecturers’ failure to unionize, graduate students are now looking to form a union and will hold a rally in the Danforth University Center Thursday in protest of the University’s anti-unionization position.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter