Chancellor Andrew D. Martin has established a Global Advisory Council to maximize the impact of Washington University in St. Louis’ global efforts in research, education, patient care, recruitment and advancement.

The council, which comprises administrators, faculty and staff, will meet quarterly to help strengthen relationships with local and global alumni communities; enhance cross-school collaboration around global topics; and provide insight to expand WashU’s reputation and impact in the world.

Mark Wrighton

In addition, Mark S. Wrighton, chancellor emeritus and the James and Mary Wertsch Distinguished University Professor, will work closely with the council as the newly appointed university ambassador for international strategy, Martin announced.