Chancellor Andrew Martin released a statement on June 29 on behalf of the Washington University administration in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to end affirmative action at higher education institutions.
Chancellor Andrew Martin sat down for an interview with Julia Robbins, the former Editor-in-Chief, on Tuesday, April 4 for his first Q&A with Student Life since 2018. Questions touched on the University’s investments in fossil fuels, how ChatGPT will affect the future of academia, and the University’s responses to sexual assault allegations. The Q&A has been edited for length and clarity.
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor participated in a public discussion with Chancellor Andrew Martin on April 5. (Zoe Oppenheimer/Student Life)
Students rallied for fossil fuel divestment at WU, in a protest organized by Fossil Free WashU
A prominent WU law professor criticized Chancellor Martin’s decisions addressing the removal of commemorative 9/11 flags from Mudd Field.
Some students stayed away from campus Wednesday in solidarity with others who felt unsafe attending class, due to online Islamophobic threats.
If you missed Chancellor Martin’s State of the University address this week, listen to our reporters break down the main takeaways.
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.
Undergraduate students who travel more than 60 miles outside of the St. Louis region for Thanksgiving will not be allowed to return to campus for the remainder of the semester, according to a Nov. 12 email from Chancellor Andrew Martin and Provost Beverly Wendland.
Chancellor Andrew Martin evaded questions about policing and other Washington University actions during a Friday virtual meeting organized by the Black Law Students Association and the Washington University Undergraduate and Graduate Workers Union.
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