mark wrighton

Editor’s Note season 2 episode 4: WashU finally goes need-blind

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.

| Senior Multimedia Editor

‘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.

| Managing Editor

Wrighton to serve as George Washington University interim president

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.

| Editor-in-Chief

Wrightonpalooza to celebrate the Wrightons one last time

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.

Isabella Neubauer | Senior Cadenza 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

Wash. U. news in brief

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.

| Contributing Reporter

Search committee forms to begin chancellor search

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.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

Our chancellor is more important than you think

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.

Mathew Wallace | Staff Writer

‘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

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