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Taylor Family Center for Student Success to set ‘new standard’ for universities

Barbara and Andrew Taylor received honorary degrees at the 2022 Commencement ceremony. The Taylors have a long history of supporting students at Washington University. (Photo: UPI/Alamy)

Andrew Taylor, a Washington University in St. Louis emeritus trustee, and his wife, Barbara, have made a $15 million gift to establish the Taylor Family Center for Student Success.

The Taylor Family Center will create new opportunities for first-generation and limited-income undergraduate students to connect with mentors, strengthen social and professional networks, explore purpose-driven internships and develop financial literacy. 

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin said the gift, the latest of many from the Taylor family, advances a key priority of Make Way: Our Student Initiative — to provide the best-in-class experience for all students regardless of their backgrounds. 

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