Chancellor Mark Wrighton

Wrightonpalooza brings music, summer vibes to Mudd Field

On Monday afternoon, Mudd Field was transformed. Three stages were constructed in front of Seigle Hall and trucks from Mission Taco, My Big Fat Greek Truck, Cheese Shack, Slide Piece, Bombay Food Junkie, Buzz’s Hawaiian Grill, Essentially Fries, Wingnut and NY Food Truck pulled up all along one side of the field. Wrightonpalooza, a festival commemorating the leadership of Chancellor Mark Wrighton and his wife Risa Zwerling Wrighton over the last 24 years, was approaching.

Isabella Neubauer | Senior Cadenza Editor

Staff editorial: University statements require clarity, consistency

The statement that Wash. U. administration sent after the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh in 2018 was unequivocal in its condemnation of bigotry. Chancellor Mark Wrighton didn’t mince words, and that was appreciated. The Christchurch statement was nowhere near as strongly worded.

WUGWU trick-or-treats for a livable wage at Chancellor Wrighton’s house

Washington University Graduate Workers Union marched to Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s house to demand $15 an hour and childcare for all Oct. 31.

| News Editor

Wrighton: Need-blind ‘an ideal that we can work towards’

Chancellor Wrighton said that Washington University’s adoption of need-blind admissions is “an ideal we can work towards” in a recent interview with Student Life.

Curran Neenan | Staff Reporter

New chancellor greets Danforth Campus

Washington University held a reception for the Chancellor Designate Andrew Martin, which was attended by approximately 400 students, Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Merry May Ma | Contributing Reporter

Wrighton appoints Benjamin Akande as leader of new Africa initiative

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.

| Senior News Editor

Graduate students pull petition for union

Graduate students rallied outside of the Danforth University Center Tuesday after withdrawing their petition to receive union recognition by the National Labor Relations Board Nov. 15.

Emma Baker | Staff Reporter

‘I be on my suit and tie’: Chancellor Wrighton’s style evolution

Mark Wrighton’s taste in fashion and style have remained rock-solid throughout all these years, as you will see from these carefully sourced pictures of Wrighton dug up out of the Student Life photo archives.

| Staff Writer

22 years of sports under Chancellor Wrighton

In his 22 years in St. Louis, Mark Wrighton presided over the most successful patch in Washington University’s athletic history.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

History repeats itself

Based on his past experience, I think that, if Thorp is to succeed Wrighton, the University will continue to be in national headlines for the wrong reasons.

Matthew Wallace | Staff Writer

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