Friday, April 14

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Clark-Fox Forum
Hillman Hall


9:30–10:45 a.m.

Parents Council Welcome and Updates

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin
Jennifer Rice and Michael Forman, Parents Council Chairs
Jennifer and Ron Sann, Parents Council Fund Chairs

11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.m

A Geochemist’s Tale: Reconstructing Environmental Conditions over Earth History

In addition to chairing the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, David A. Fike also directs the Environmental Studies program and the International Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (InCEES). As a member of the Arts & Sciences faculty, he oversees the four-year, cohort-based Pathfinder Fellows program where he teaches seminars for first and second-year undergraduates. 

12:00–1:00 P.m.

Lunch Discussion: WashU Admissions Demographics and Strategy

Ronné P. Turner, Vice Provost of Admissions and Financial Aid, takes us behind the scenes for an in-depth exploration of the WashU admissions cycle, the impact of need-blind admissions, emerging insights from being test-optional for the past few years, and the challenges and opportunities that might lie ahead.

5:00–6:30 P.m.

Harbison House
6420 Forsyth Blvd.

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, April 15

9:00–10:30 a.M.

Clark-Fox Forum
Hillman Hall

Updates: Building a Best-in-Class Student Experience |
Dialogue Across Difference: Interactive Pilot

Anna Gonzalez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, will provide updates on how the implementation of WashU’s strategic plan is supporting the division’s programming priorities. Following, Dr. G and members of her team will lead us in an interactive pilot of Dialogue Across Difference
Catered breakfast