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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington University will launch the Academy for Diversity and Inclusion to support staff and faculty on diversity issues, as well as create a new assistant vice chancellor position to lead the academy this summer.
Black student enrollment at Washington University fell from 12.4 percent to 11 percent this year according to The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
Washington University will begin a multi-year effort to improve its aging human resources, finance and student information systems this summer.
The Union delivered approximately 500 Valentine’s Day-inspired cards to Provost Holden Thorp’s office to advocate for what they argue are their rights on campus as graduate students Feb. 14.