Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth

‘He was the most admired human being in the city of St. Louis’: How Danforth shaped Washington University for decades to come

As Chancellor Andrew Martin put it in the hours after Danforth’s death, “In addition to his innumerous accomplishments, we will also remember Bill for his passion for our mission, his relentless pursuit of excellence and his abiding appreciation for and commitment to the people who make up our Washington University community.”

| Associate Editor

Op-Ed: Danforth to SL editors: ‘Keep publishing’

In the fall of 1985, the fate of Student Life (SL) was in the hands of Danforth.

James T. Madore | Class of 1987, Former Student Life Co-Editor-in-Chief

Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth dies at 94

William H. Danforth II, the thirteenth chancellor of Washington University, died Wednesday, Sept. 16 at his home in Ladue at the age of 94.

| Senior Editor

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