Who Knew WashU? 12.11.19

Question: When Andrew D. Martin became chancellor this year, he also became the second alumnus to lead Washington University in its 166-year history. Who was the first?

Shepley (Photo: University Archives)

Answer: C) Ethan A.H. Shepley, who was appointed chancellor in 1954 and served until 1961. A St. Louis native, he earned his law degree from Washington University in 1922.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Jessica Droege, who works in the Department of Political Science in Arts & Sciences and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!


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