Two vice chairs of the Washington University Board of Trustees who donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s campaigns have remained silent this week as other top Missouri Republican donors condemned Hawley’s role in last Wednesday’s violent Washington, D.C. riots.
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.”
Spring at Washington University is indie W.I.L.D., moody rain showers, spontaneous tornadoes, painfully lovely sunshine when finals are around the corner and—most consistently—Wash. U.’s many flowerbeds in bloom. Just how much effort is put into making plants a part of Wash. U.’s aesthetic?
After more than two decades of discussion, efforts to create an office to lead Washington University’s sexual assault prevention efforts are picking up pace, but there remains no consensus on how soon the position will be filled.
Carrying a $43 million price tag, the new Danforth University Center houses the names of many prominent University donors, but has yet to secure funding for many of the building’s spaces.
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