WashU’s economic impact totals $8.8 billion
Washington University in St. Louis continues to play a vital role in the local economy, providing jobs, supporting local businesses and drawing millions in research dollars to the region. In 2023, the university’s direct and indirect contributions to the St. Louis economy were $8.8 billion. WashU also supported 54,380 jobs in the region.
In his own words: Bayard Rustin interview sheds light on the March on Washington
Bayard Rustin was the little-known architect behind the 1963 March on Washington, a key moment in the Civil Rights Movement. A new movie, “Rustin,” tells his story. In a video digitized by University Libraries, Rustin explained why the march mattered.