Investing in a competitive advantage
Eric Upin advocates for the power of the endowment to draw talent, expand opportunity and grow the university’s impact.
WashU parents Carol and John Hamilton help create a holistic learning experience for WashU students by supporting scholarships, Athletics, mental health programs and more.
In the 1960s and ’70s, P. Roy Vagelos, MD, brought together scientists in biology and biomedicine from across the university and created two pioneering training programs. Over a half-century later, MSTP and DBBS continue to train physician-scientists, improve human health and advance medicine.
An enterprising advocate
Alumnus David Ulevitch’s résumé is filled with personal entrepreneurial successes, yet today he finds mentoring entrepreneurs as well as college students and young alumni among his most fulfilling endeavors.
Advancing new knowledge and new leaders
Alumnus Gaurav Garg and his wife, Komal Shah, help forward the university’s mission by serving in numerous leadership roles, and generously supporting student scholarships and transformative faculty research.
George and Carol Bauer: Leading through service
Emeritus trustee George Bauer, BS ’53, MS ’59, and his wife, Carol Bauer, believe in the power of servant leadership. Here they talk about their exemplary service to Washington University and why they established the George and Carol Bauer Leaders Academy for the Danforth Scholars Program.
An ‘exemplary leader’
Alumna Andrea Grant remains committed to the institution that provided her with an exceptional education. She participates in events, serves in leadership roles, provides scholarships for promising A&S and law students, and much more.
My Washington: Beanie and Drew Spangler
Swimming for WashU brought them together. Today, a passion for providing access to learning keeps them on the university’s team.
Elevating the arts
Recently appointed to the university’s board of trustees, alumna Vicki Match Suna serves the university in numerous ways. She has particularly enjoyed being involved in the university’s recent capital project to transform the east end of the Danforth Campus.
Ensuring success for Washington University’s future
Andrew and Barbara Taylor are two of the institution’s staunchest supporters. They cherish the opportunity to serve WashU, whether by leading a comprehensive campaign, fostering student success or sponsoring new areas of medical research.
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