Messages from our leaders

In sadness, grief, anger, outrage and hope, WashU leaders have shared messages. Chancellor Martin writes, “As a community, we are united in our commitment to justice and racial equity.”

Letter from the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement

To our Gephardt Institute community and partners, Here we are again. Our hearts are heavy, and our communities of color are exhausted, grieving, and in pain. Our nation sits in a place of deep despair. We are tense, we are angry, we are fractured. Everywhere, we see brokenness. We feel the weight of broken hearts […]

Letter from the Division of Student Affairs

To My Colleagues in Student Affairs, This is not the message I hoped to send to all of you on my first official week as Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.  Sunday evening, we received a message from Chancellor Martin reflecting on the horrific murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th, as well […]

Message to the Athletic community

The Washington University in St. Louis Department of Athletics & Recreation acknowledges that our African-American communities continue to experiences unimaginable acts of racism that have led to inequality and marginalization. WashU athletics is dedicated to inclusion and will continue to meaningful dialogue necessary to serve our student-athletes and develop our staff so we are prepared […]