Pilot program hopes to help Pell-eligible students on campus

A pilot scholar program launching this year hopes to be the answer to the slew of criticism that has come from students and national media in regards to the lack of socioeconomic diversity in the undergraduate population.

Alberto De La Rosa | Contributing Reporter

Wrighton email error raises concerns online

We’ve come to expect it: something tragic happens—a shooting, a natural disaster—and an email pops up in the inboxes of students and faculty all across Washington University “on behalf of Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.”

| Senior Editor

Student resource offices consolidate to form Campus Life

The offices on the second floor of the Danforth University Center have a new name and mission: Campus Life.

| Senior Editor

Brit, businessman, clockmaker: Meet the new dean of the Olin Business School

Highly regarded by administrators for his achievements in academia, breadth of experience and personable nature, Mark Taylor is more than qualified to take over as the dean of the Olin Business School.

| Breaking News Editor

Board of Trustees selects undergraduate representatives for 2016-2017 year

The Washington University board of trustees has chosen juniors Rohan Khazanchi and Norah Rast to serve as the undergraduate student representatives to the board for the 2016-2017 school year.

| Editor-in-Chief

Center for Diversity and Inclusion director to move to Princeton University

Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion LaTanya Buck will leave Washington University to serve as Princeton University’s new dean of diversity and inclusion beginning this August.

| Breaking News Editor

Community organizers hope to mobilize students with Peabody facing bankruptcy

Peabody Energy Corporation, a St. Louis-based energy company with close ties to Washington University, may soon file for bankruptcy, according to a recent securities filing.

| Staff Reporter

New vice chancellor of admissions appointed to aid in socioeconomic diversity push at WU

Ronne Patrick Turner has been appointed the new vice provost of admissions, effective this July. Turner currently serves as the associate vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions at Northeastern University in Boston.

| Associate Editor

Carroll named interim athletic director

Associate Vice Chancellor for Students and Dean of Students Justin Carroll will take over the athletic director position on an interim basis starting March 1 following former athletic director Josh Whitman’s move to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, announced last week.

| News Editor

New associate provost to focus on low-income, first-generation college students

Drawing on previous work and personal experiences, future associate provost Anthony Tillman will work with university administrators to help implement initiatives to create a more socioeconomically inclusive campus.

| Staff Reporter