Friday, Oct. 27

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Knight Center
A-B Dining Hall


9:30–10:30 a.m.

Knight Center
A-B Dining Hall

Parents Council Welcome

Jennifer and Ron Sann, Parents Council Chairs

Current Challenges & Opportunities in Higher Education

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin

10:30–10:45 A.m.

Coffee Break

10:45–11:00 A.m.

Knight Center
A-B Dining Hall

Update on Make Way: Our Student Initiative

Jennifer and Richard Eidinger, Chairs of the Parents Fund
Make Way for Trent, Class of 2026 – YouTube Arrow

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.m.

Knight Center
A-B Dining Hall

Vision for Olin |
Values-Based, Data-Driven Decision Making

Mike Mazzeo, Dean of the Olin Business School
Michael Wall, Professor of Practice – Marketing & Entrepreneurship; Co-Director of the Center for Analytics and Business Insights (CABI) – YouTube Arrow

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12:00–1:00 P.m.

Knight Center
A-B Dining Hall

Lunch Discussion: Center for Career Engagement | New Model for Undergraduate Support

Anna Gonzalez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs – YouTube Arrow

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4:00–5:00 P.m.

Executive Committee Meeting

Chancellor Martin

5:00–6:30 P.m.

Crowder Courtyard
Anheuser-Busch Hall
(School of Law)

Chancellor’s Reception

Mingle with other current parents and students, as well as school deans and senior administrators, at this special event for Council families. Students are warmly welcomed and the dress is business casual.

Saturday, Oct. 28

9:00–10:30 a.M.

Knight-Bauer Hall
Room 330

I am St. Louis, and I Don’t Believe We’ve Met

Jody Sowell, President & CEO of the Missouri Historical Society – YouTube Arrow

Learn more about the place your students call home and the role Washington University has played in the civic and cultural life of Mound City.

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