Holden Thorp

‘On the order of hundreds of students’: WashU’s path to need-blind admissions 

For years, University administrators defended their decision to remain need-aware, citing other focuses and insufficient finances to adequately support students under a need-blind admissions policy.

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In case you missed it: Summer at Wash. U.

Washington University saw quite a few changes while classes were out of session for the summer. We’ve recapped them here, in case you were on summer brain and missed a few things.

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Thorp to step down as provost of Washington University

Provost Holden Thorp will step down from his position July 15, the University announced Wednesday.

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Thorp publishes book on perceptions, models of American higher education

The book, called “Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities,” explores the relationship between the American public and its universities that—according to Goldstein—began in 1636 when Harvard University received a charter and a tax exemption from the state of Massachusetts.

Ted Moskal | Contributing Repoter

Graduate Workers Union rallies, advocates for summer funding, more leave

The Union delivered approximately 500 Valentine’s Day-inspired cards to Provost Holden Thorp’s office to advocate for what they argue are their rights on campus as graduate students Feb. 14.

Emma Baker | 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

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

NCAA decides not to levy sanctions against Thorp’s former employer UNC Chapel Hill

The NCAA ruled last week not to levy sanctions against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for academic misconduct that occurred during current Washington University Provost Holden Thorp’s tenure as chancellor of UNC.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

Board of trustees to head search for new chancellor

With Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement announcement, the University begins the search for his successor.

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University to hold sexual violence listening sessions

The Washington University Title IX Office and the Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center are teaming up to host a number of listening sessions for students to provide feedback on how the University addresses sexual assault and sexual violence.

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