chancellor andrew martin

Staff Editorial: Need-blind admissions should be more than just a goal

Wash. U.’s renewed commitment to socioeconomic diversity falls flat without a commitment to becoming need-blind that is more than a declaration of aspiration. The Zetchers’ contribution is indeed a step toward pulling this goal out of the realm of possibility and into reality.

The State of the University address: A rosy utopia versus reality

Yet to a certain extent, the state of the University is not its statistics, and this is where the address missed its mark.

| Staff Writer

Chancellor Andrew Martin delivers first annual ‘State of the University’ address

During the address, which was broadcast live on YouTube, Martin described some highlights of the Washington University experience in 2020, in the face of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

| Staff Reporter

WashU Pledge’s inaugural year supports five percent of first year students

The recent convocation of Washington University’s Class of 2024 marks the inauguration of a new admissions plan: the WashU Pledge.

Anirudh Kesanapally | Staff Reporter

Staff Editorial: Dear Chancellor Martin

You condemn “the acts of hate, aggression or disrespect toward any racial group that may happen anywhere,” but the University community—particularly the Black community—deserves to see more from you. It is crucial that you make marginalized individuals feel heard.

Andrew Martin delivers what’s expected, but not deserved

While there is a brief mention of police violence, Chancellor Martin doesn’t delve into Wash. U.’s role in the maintenance of carceral institutions. There isn’t even a whisper about WUPD’s role in antagonizing Black students and community members.

| Senior Editor

Giving voice to students: Student Affairs Advisory Board forms

Chancellor Andrew Martin and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White are creating a Student Affairs Advisory Board to increase transparency and communication between Washington University administration and its student body.

| Senior News Editor

Chancellor Martin announces new reporting structure for Student Affairs

Chancellor Andrew Martin announced that Dr. Lori White, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, will now be directly reporting to his office Aug. 23. This marks a change from the previous reporting structure in which the Division of Student Affairs answered to the Office of the Provost.

Rory Mather | Contributing Reporter

Chancellor Mark Wrighton moves out of Harbison House

Washington University Chancellor Mark Wrighton said goodbye to Harbison House, the official Chancellor’s residence, after 24 years in the Forsyth Boulevard home, Feb. 26.

Jaden Satenstein | Senior Editor

Martin hires chief of staff, executive assistant and executive writer

Chancellor-elect Andrew Martin announced Rebecca Brown as his associate vice chancellor and chief of staff. Martin also hired Nancy Lyons as his executive assistant and Jill Clark as his executive writer.

Merry May Ma | Contributing Reporter

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