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


Read our response to the Disney culture survey in the Hatchet today!

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!

GWUFA Supports the Fair Jobs GW Campaign

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

GWUFA for GW Grad Students United: An Open Letter

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

President is Selected

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.

Fall Newsletter

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