Charles Knight

Obituary: Charles Knight, major benefactor, former trustee, 81

Emerson Chairman Emeritus Charles F. Knight, a major benefactor of Washington University in St. Louis and longtime member of its Board of Trustees, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He was 81. Knight, who was chief executive officer at Emerson for 27 years, helped shape the present-day Washington University, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.

Pledges of Allegiance

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will fly “Untitled (Dividing Time),” a flag created by artist Robert Longo, as part of “Pledges of Allegiance,” a national public art series organized by Creative Time in New York.

Emergency Management hosts Ready Week Sept. 10-15

The Emergency Management Department at Washington University in St. Louis will host its first-ever Ready Week Sept. 10–15. Ready Week will feature fun and interactive events as well as training courses on both the Danforth and Medical campuses.
Nancy Galofre

Obituary: Nancy Galofré, formerly of chancellor’s office, 74

Nancy Kay Galofré, who retired from Washington University in St. Louis in 2015, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in St. Louis, after a battle with cancer. She was 74. Galofré worked at the university for 26 years, including most recently as special events coordinator for the chancellor’s office.
Dedric Carter

Parking plan update, what to expect in coming months

Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, shares insights on the strategy behind Washington University in St. Louis’ new parking and transportation plan, successes to date, and what the campus community can expect this year.