Members of the Biggs Family have been tireless and generous friends of Washington University for decades.  Together they have five degrees from Washington University, and they have served the university in a wide range of faculty and administrative positions.

In addition to the Biggs Family Residency in Classics, the generosity of the Biggs Family has benefited Washington University in St. Louis in numerous ways, including:

The John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professorship in Classics

The John H. Biggs Distinguished Professorship in Economics

The Andrea Biggs Undergraduate Award in Gender Studies

The Henry and Theresa Biggs Lecture in Linguistics

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John and Penelope Biggs

Henry and Theresa Biggs