President Wagner

In his inauguration address on April 2, 2004, President James W. Wagner formally pledged to “do all in [his] power to enable our University community to grow in excellence.” Since then, he has developed and situated his presidency within the ...

“Activism can be a powerful tool to raise the consciousness of the entire campus community,” Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair wrote in an email to the Wheel, in response to the March 21 Trump chalking ...

I respectfully yet strongly disagree with the opinion piece written by my colleague Frank Lechner last month. In assessing the recent demands of Black Students of Emory, Professor Lechner honed in on a few of their demands. In particular, he ...

Update 12/2 4:30 p.m.: Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair posted an administrative response to the Black Students at Emory’s demands on his personal Facebook page and Emory’s Division of Campus Life website on Dec. 2, two days ...

To discuss the role of student government in addressing the concerns of black students, the Student Government Association (SGA), campus administration, black students and others convened in Winship Ballroom to discuss the recent demands put forth by several black students ...

Emory’s endowment value climbed to more than $6.7 billion this June, however, the fund’s annual return on investment fell from 19.1 percent to 3.6 percent. “We are fortunate at Emory to have substantial endowment and related investment income as one ...

On Monday, University of Missouri President Timothy Wolfe resigned amidst protests accusing the administration of not properly addressing campus racial issues. The events that occurred demonstrate how simmering racial tensions on college campuses can boil over into full-fledged, effective activism. ...

Following President James W. Wagner’s announcement of his resignation, many in the Emory community began the long process of reflecting on his thirteen years in office. When evaluating Wagner’s legacy, we recognize our collective memories don’t extend beyond his last few years ...

During cabinet meetings, University President James W. Wagner often begins and ends his conversations with a question: “What is the right thing to do?” “That was powerful,” Ajay Nair, senior vice president and dean of Campus Life said in an ...