A chat with the chancellor

A chat with the chancellor

We had an opportunity to visit with the chancellor and talk about his great joy of leading the university and helping others succeed. Here, he shares some highlights and insights.

Trustees meet, discuss university’s future in changing environment

At the December meeting of the Washington University Board of Trustees Dec. 6 and 7, trustees discussed the future of Washington University and the challenges it faces, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. The board also elected a new trustee, William P. Wiesmann, president, CEO and founder of BioSTAR Group of Germantown, Md.

Wrighton to chair steering committee for transit tax initiative

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton will serve as chair of the steering committee for the Advance St. Louis campaign to pass a half-cent sales tax increase to support public transportation in the St. Louis area. St. Louis County voters will decide April 6 whether to pass the increase to provide $75 million annually to expand and operate the Metro system, which includes Metro bus, MetroLink and Call-A-Ride services.