This decision follows the recent announcement of the 65% increase in the endowment pool return but students have been advocating for this policy as early as 2004.
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.
Wrighton was Washington University’s highest-paid employee during the year ending in June 2020, reporting over $2.8 million in compensation according to the University’s form 990, and will take a sabbatical while leading GWU, Washington University announced in The Source Friday afternoon.
In advance of Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement, effective June 1, Washington University will hold an event to celebrate the leadership and change he and his wife, Risa Zwerling Wrighton, have brought to Wash. U. over the last 24 years.
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.
In the news this weekend: Trans Day of Remembrance vigil, Mark Wrighton responds to the federal tax plan, and Wash. U. ranked seventh in the nation for entrepreneurship.
A 19-member committee has been formed to officially commence the board of trustees’ search for the next chancellor of Washington University, following the announcement of Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement in 2019.
A chancellor needs to be a jack of all trades for their university. With Mark Wrighton retiring, here’s a list of candidates who could be that for Wash. U.
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.
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