The plan will focus on five main principles: inclusion, diversity, equity and access, global perspective, stewardship, community impact and academic distinction.
As Missourians, we must push leaders to denounce this act and demand better representation.
Washington University’s annual tuition will increase by 2.6% to $57,750 for the 2021-2022 academic year, Vice Chancellor for Finance Amy Kweskin announced Wednesday.
The Washington University board of trustees selected juniors Ruth Durrell and David Leon to serve as the undergraduate student representatives to the board for the 2019-2020 school year.
Washington University board member Harry Seigle supported fossil fuels and denied “the effects of anthropogenic climate change” in a response letter sent to Fossil Free WashU, the group shared on Facebook last week.
The board of trustees is perhaps the most consequential institution in determining the direction of the University. The people who are the most directly affected by this direction—the students—should at the very least be informed how these decisions are made.
Newman is currently chairman of Hackett Security Inc. and has served on the board of trustees since 1987. He will replace Craig D. Schnuck as chairman in June. Previously, Newman served on the Medical Finance Committee, the University Finance Committee and the Honorary Degree Committee.
When I first was asked to be an undergraduate student representative to the board of trustees, I was deeply humbled that my co-rep, Megan Wolf, and myself, were given the opportunity to positively affect the lives of our peers.
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.
With Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement announcement, the University begins the search for his successor.
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