Increasing access to a WashU education

Increasing access to a WashU education

Over the coming months and years, I plan to continue championing these efforts.  It’s going to take time. It’s going to take financial resources. It’s going to take careful attention to everything we do inside and outside of the classroom.  And it’s going to take a commitment from all of us.  But over time, I […]
Pre-strategic planning: Sharing what we learned

Pre-strategic planning: Sharing what we learned

As your 15th Chancellor, I am deeply committed to leading with transparency, approachability, accountability, and data-driven decision making.  To that end, I am sharing the entire report, in its full, unadulterated form. I feel this is important for several reasons. First, to walk-the-talk and be fully transparent.  Second, to allow all of us to learn […]
WashU as a place of distinction

WashU as a place of distinction

Indeed, distinction is clearly a term that embodies our past and permeates our present. And now, as we embark on yet another academic year—one filled with opportunity and potential—I challenge all of us to thread the needle even further as we embed distinction into the fabric of our future.
What it means to be “In St. Louis”

What it means to be “In St. Louis”

As WashU’s Chancellor, this will be one of my biggest priorities — to continue to fulfill our mission to improve lives through our excellent teaching, research, service, and patient care. This especially means being good neighbors as we exemplify the “in St. Louis” part of our name and our identity.