Mark S. Wrighton

Chancellor Emeritus at Washington University in St. Louis

Mark S. Wrighton

Mark S. Wrighton

Chancellor Emeritus at Washington University in St. Louis

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Number of Boards

45

Birthday

06/11/1949 - Jacksonville, FL, United States

Age

70

Number of Awards

24

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Vice Chairman at University of Washington

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Carnival Plc

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Founder at The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans

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Founder & President at St. Louis American Foundation

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Founder at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Inc.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Spire, Inc. (Missouri)

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Co-Founder at Telcobuy.com LLC

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Partner at Edward D. Jones & Co. LP

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Group President at BJC Health System

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Westmoreland Associates LLC

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Chancellor Emeritus at Washington University in St. Louis
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Member, Advisory Council at Provident Behavioral Health

Provident Behavioral Health operates as a nonprofit united way member agency that provides behavioral health services. It offers life crisis, group counseling, training, individual and family consoling, and community outreach. The company was founded by James Yeatman in 1860 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

Education
Ph.D.
Class of 1972

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

BS in Chemistry with Honors
Class of 1969

The Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[9] is a space-grant and sea-grant public research university located in the state capital city of Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is a comprehensive doctoral research university with medical programs and very high research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation.[10] The university comprises 16 separate colleges and more than 110 centers, facilities, labs and institutes that offer more than 300 programs of study, including professional programs.[11] Florida State is home to Florida's only National Laboratory – the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and is the birthplace of the commercially viable anti-cancer drug Taxol. Florida State University also operates The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida and one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.[12] Florida State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as a Level VI public institution.[13] Florida State was officially established in 1851 and is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida.[2][3] In 1905 Florida State earned Florida's first Rhodes Scholar.[14][15] In 1935 Florida State University was awarded the first chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in Florida and is among the ten percent of American universities to have earned a chapter of the national academic honor society.[16][17] In 1977 Florida State University earned the first female Rhodes Scholar in Florida.[18] In 2007, the Florida Legislature permitted Florida State and the University of Florida to charge 40% higher tuition than other institutions in the State University System of Florida.[19] In 2010 Florida State University was named a "Budget Ivy" university by the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College.[20] In 2012 U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida State the most efficient National University in the United States.[21] Florida State University is one of two Florida public universities to immediately qualify as a "preeminent university" by law under Florida Senate Bill 1076, signed by Governor Rick Scott in 2013.[22][23] As a result of this legislation, preeminent universities receive additional funding that is intended to improve the academics and national reputation of higher education within the state of Florida.[24] As one of Florida's primary graduate research universities,[25] Florida State University awards approximately 3,000 graduate and professional degrees each year.[26] The Florida State University is also home to nationally ranked programs in many academic areas, including the sciences, engineering, social policy, film, music, theater, dance, visual art, business, political science, psychology, social work, medicine, and law.[27] The university is also known for its undergraduate study abroad options: according to Uni in the USA, "the large numbers of students that study abroad nicely compliment the students that study here from abroad."[28] Florida State University athletics programs are favorites of passionate students, fans and alumni across the United States, which often appear in conjunction with the Marching Chiefs of the FSU College of Music. Florida State is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and has won thirteen national athletic championships as well as multiple individual competitor NCAA championship awards

Memberships
Member
Current

The Association of American Universities (AAU) is an international organization of leading research universities devoted to maintaining a strong system of academic research and education. It consists of 60 universities in the United States (both public and private) and two universities in Canada.

Member
Current

Civic Progress is an organization of chief executives of approximately 30 of the St. Louis region’s largest businesses and employers. The group participates constructively in a select group of issues to improve the quality of community and business life and to help the region achieve world-class status. Membership is determined by the ability of the executive and his or her organization to commit time and resources toward these goals. As a small, focused organization composed of CEOs from the region’s largest companies, Civic Progress is able to quickly and effectively leverage the leadership strengths and financial resources of its individual members. Since its founding in 1953, many significant projects in the St. Louis region have been successful because of Civic Progress’

Member
Current

The participating CEOs lead companies that collectively employ more than five million people, generate more than $2 trillion in annual revenue, and represent 11 countries and a diverse group of industries.

Career History
Researcher & Professor
1972 - 1995

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Honorary Professor
2002 - Prior

Shandong University is a public university located in Shandong, China

Chancellor Emeritus
1995 - Current

The mission of Washington University in St. Louis is the promotion of learning — learning by students and by faculty. Teaching, the transmission of knowledge, is central to our mission, as is research, the creation of new knowledge. Faculty — composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions — serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care. The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2009 - Current

Corning Incorporated is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications, and life sciences. We also serve customers in specialty materials industries, including Ophthalmics. Corning’s operations in India are represented by Corning Technologies India Private Limited. Through our office in Gurgaon, we offer our customers world class products and service which includes access to our vast global technical resources, applications engineering support, after sales support, and increasingly, locally stocked products

Member, Board of Directors
2005 - Current

Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation, vacuum, and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing, life sciences, and clean energy. Our technologies, engineering competencies, and breadth of global services provide customers speed to market, high uptime, and rapid response, which equate to superior value in their mission-critical environments. Since 1978, Brooks has been a leading partner to the global semiconductor manufacturing market. Through product development initiatives and strategic acquisition, we have expanded our reach to meet the needs of customers in the life sciences industry, analytical and research fields, and clean energy markets. When optimal productivity and high availability are factors for success, customers across the globe turn to Brooks. Brooks is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol BRKS

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

BioSTL builds regional capacity and fosters collaborative efforts to advance innovation, entrepreneurship, and new company creation that capitalize on St. Louis’ world-class medical and plant biosciences. Through its work, BioSTL promotes economic growth and regional prosperity.

Member, Board of Directors
2013 - Current

United Way of Greater St. Louis raises and allocates funds for charities. The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

Ex Officio Member, Board of Trustees
1995 - Current

The mission of Washington University in St. Louis is the promotion of learning — learning by students and by faculty. Teaching, the transmission of knowledge, is central to our mission, as is research, the creation of new knowledge. Faculty — composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions — serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care. The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

Trustee
Current

Institute for International Education An independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. We are committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors.

Member, Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee
1986 - 1989

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.The Department is under the control and supervision of a United States Secretary of Energy, a political appointee of the President of the United States. The Energy Secretary is assisted in managing the Department by a United States Deputy Secretary of Energy, also appointed by the President, who assumes the duties of the Secretary in his absence. The Department also has three Under Secretaries, each appointed by the President, who oversee the major areas of the Department's work. The President also appoints eight officials with the rank of Assistant Secretary of Energy who have line management responsibility for major organizational elements of the Department.

Member of the Advisory Committee, Chemistry Division
1983 - 1985

Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides technical and scientific research services. The firm performs basic and applied research in principal areas such as neutron science, energy, supercomputing, advanced materials and national security. It also has research programs in nuclear and atomic physics, nuclear fusion, and microscopy. The company was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Oak Ridge, TN.

Member, Defense Sciences Research Council
1981 - 1997

DARPA has held to a singular and enduring mission: to make pivotal investments in breakthrough technologies for national security. The genesis of that mission and of DARPA itself dates to the launch of Sputnik in 1957, and a commitment by the United States that, from that time forward, it would be the initiator and not the victim of strategic technological surprises. Working with innovators inside and outside of government, DARPA has repeatedly delivered on that mission, transforming revolutionary concepts and even seeming impossibilities into practical capabilities.

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Awards & Honors
2007
Florida State University
2000
Arthritis Foundation Eastern Missouri Chapter - Humanitarian of the Year 2000
1992
Caltech - Distinguished Alumni Award
Other Affiliations

Mark S. Wrighton is affiliated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Shandong University, Washington University in St. Louis, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Corning, Inc., Brooks Automation, Inc., BioSTL, Akermin, Inc., Helix Technology Corp., A.G. Edwards, Inc., OIS Optical Imaging Systems, Inc., Chemical & Engineering News Magazine, Consortium on Financing of Higher Education, GE Ionics, Inc., Cabot Corp., Sun Catalytix Corp., United Way of Greater St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis, Institute of International Education, BJC Health System, BJC Health System Group Return, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Inc., St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association, Civic Progress, Higher Education Coordinating Council of Metropolitan St. Louis, St. Louis Science Center, Missouri Botanical Garden, National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities, Science History Institute, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools - The Higher Learning Commission, The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., Museum of Science - Boston, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Electric Power Research Institute, Inc., Council For Chemical Research, Inc., The National Research Council, International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry, Washington University - Skandalaris Center, Association of American Universities, Business - Higher Education Forum, St. Louis Symphony, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Center Of Research Technology And, Innovate St. Louis

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