Welcome to the website of the GWU Faculty Association, an independent voice for faculty concerned about the university. Use this site as a resource for the news you can't get from GW Today or The Hatchet. Membership in GWUFA is open to all full-time faculty at the university, where 1 in 4 are already members. Click the GWUFA button on the … Continue reading Welcome
Disney survey demoralizes, glosses over faculty members’ concerns OP-EDS By Ivy Ken Nov 15, 2018 3:08 AM Ivy Ken is an associate professor of sociology at GW and the president of the GW Faculty Association. Faculty want this University to be a great place to work and learn. Because of that, we support University President Thomas LeBlanc’s … Continue reading Read our response to the Disney culture survey in the Hatchet today!
We're all workers here. The GWU Faculty Association supports the Fair Jobs GW Campaign recently launched by the Progressive Student Union. The Faculty Association further endorses the list of ten demands the Fair Jobs Campaign delivered to GWU President LeBlanc on October 1st, appended below. GWUFA reminds all GW constituencies that GW employees’ working conditions are our students’ learning conditions. In … Continue reading GWUFA Supports the Fair Jobs GW Campaign
4 May 2018 President Thomas LeBlanc and Provost Forrest Maltzman The George Washington University 2121 Eye Street NW Washington DC 20052 Dear President LeBlanc and Provost Maltzman: We write in full-fledged support of the unionization efforts of GW Grad Students United. We urge you to support its efforts as well. In particular, we urge you … Continue reading GWUFA for GW Grad Students United: An Open Letter
New analysis: Benefits compensation for faculty at GW continue to lag behind compensation at other universities.
Join GWUFA for happy hour on Friday, November 17 at 5PM. We'll meet up at Circle Bistro (1 Washington Circle NW). Find out what GWUFA has been up to. Meet new friends. And please, bring a colleague along with you!
As you begin the open enrollment process this month, we thought you should know about the role GWUFA played in the process. For the last several years, GWUFA has been lobbying to get the GW administration to stop annually chipping away at our health insurance coverage. Each year, the deductibles would go up, or the … Continue reading No Changes to Health Benefits This Year
MAPPING AN AGENDA FOR GW'S FUTURE WITH A NEW UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT What do you want our new university president to know? The GWU Faculty Association is gathering faculty from all units of the university to begin to articulate a collective vision and list of priorities that we can communicate with incoming university President Thomas LeBlanc. Please join us … Continue reading Faculty Town Hall: March 31
Find statement here: message-of-support-to-gw-students
Fourteen days before Donald Trump is sworn in down the street as President of the United States, the George Washington University Board of Trustees has announced that it selected Thomas LeBlanc to serve as President of the university. LeBlanc is a computer scientist. Washington Post coverage here.
FacCheck Newsletter of the George Washington University Faculty Association FALL 2016 In this issue: Fall Colloquium A Win on Health Benefits for 2017 GWUFA Speaks on Tech in Classrooms, Provost Listens Shared Governance in the University Presidential Search GWUFA Fall Colloquium on the Governance of the University On October 11, 2016, GWUFA hosted the first of several colloquia that … Continue reading Fall Newsletter