Student Union endows fund to support student leaders

In an effort to support and celebrate student leaders, Student Union, Washington University in St. Louis’ student government, has established a $2 million endowed fund for the Student Union Leadership Award.

New George and Carol Bauer Leaders Academy to develop changemakers

Washington University in St. Louis alumnus George Bauer and his wife, Carol Bauer, of New Canaan, Conn., have made a $20 million commitment to establish and endow the Washington University in St. Louis George and Carol Bauer Leaders Academy.

Tragic news

I am deeply saddened to share with you the tragic news of the death of one of our students. We have been informed that Amarnath Ghosh, a graduate student in the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences, has died.

Dr. G’s first-generation student experience

Dr. Anna Gonzalez

Dr. G. is featured on WashU social media to celebrate first-gen college students at WashU. Her career path, that began with immigrating to the U.S. from the Philippines, led to a doctoral degree in education

Student Letter from Dr. G – Caring for our students

I have talked personally with many of you about how deeply you have been impacted by the devastating terrorist attacks in Israel and the ensuing crisis in the Middle East. We offer support and resources to help you.

And the balloon ride winner is…

Dr. G and Anusuiya Mehrotra

WashU student Anusuiya Mehrotra won a ride with Dr. G in WashU’s Time Traveler hot-air balloon at the September 16 Great Forest Park Balloon Race.

Ride with Dr. G in the Time Traveler balloon!

Balloon Race

For the first time WashU is sponsoring a hot-air balloon in the Great Forest Park Balloon Race. To enter the contest, tell us why St. Louis is “on the rise.”

Move-in 2023 is in the books!

Chancellor Martin and Dr. G spent the weekend with new students and their families, offering greetings, “Gummy Bears” and our signature warm WashU welcome.

Day of Dialogue & Action Panel on EDI

Day of Dialogue and Action

Dr. G participated in a panel discussion, Here & Next EDI, representing the Division of Student Affairs at the April 27, 2023 Washington University Day of Dialogue & Action.

Anna Gonzalez honored with NASPA Award

Dr. G receives Goodnight Award

Dr. Anna Gonzalez has received the NASPA 2023 Scott Goodnight Award for Outstanding Performance as a Dean. Photo: NASPA.

Student Life’s 73 Questions with Dr. G

Dr. G at home with Student Life

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Anna Gonzalez answers 73 rapid-fire questions about her life while giving a tour of her St. Louis home to Student Life Producer Sanchali Pothuru.

Gonzalez elected to lead NASPA


The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) board of directors has elected Anna Gonzalez, vice chancellor for student affairs at Washington University in St. Louis, as its next board chair.